El Paso, Texas

El Paso Processing Center

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Deaths at facility Reported population
800
Yes
No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
8915 Montana Avenue
El Paso, TX 79925
Tel: +1 915 225 0775
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Service Processing Center

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 2015

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Type Governmental

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Facility maintenance

2013

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Security

2013
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult women

2012

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 800

2009
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 4470

2012

Number 5148

2011

Number 16

2010
Average daily population

Number 659

2017

Number 745

2013

Number 493

2012

Number 783

2009

Number 785

2008

Number 776

2007
Inspection grade

Grade Minimum Standards (“Good,” “Acceptable,” or “Meets Standards”)

2009

Grade Minimum Standards (“Good,” “Acceptable,” or “Meets Standards”)

2008

Grade Minimum Standards (“Good,” “Acceptable,” or “Meets Standards”)

2007
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2016

Reported deaths? Yes

2011

Reported deaths? Yes

2007

Reported deaths? Yes

2007

Reported deaths? Yes

2004

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner ICE

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations El Paso Region (ELP)

2013