Buffalo, New York

Erie County Holding Center

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2008

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (Governmental)

Detains: Asylum seekers (administrative), Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
680
No Data
No Data
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2007
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2008

Status In use

2007
Management

Name Immigrations and Customs Enforcement

Type Governmental

2012

Name Erie County Sheriff's Office

Type Governmental

2007
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2007

STATISTICS & DATA

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2007

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2007
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 680

2007
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 2

2012
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 6

2007
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2011

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2007