Galveston, Texas

Children's Center Inc.

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2009

Type: Shelter (Ad Hoc)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: The Children's Center (Private Not-For-Profit)

Detains: Unaccompanied minors, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
No Data
No Data
No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2009

Status In use

2008
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Ad Hoc

Type Shelter

2008

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name The Children's Center

Type Private Not-For-Profit

2012

Name The Children’s Center, Inc.

Type Governmental

2008
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider The Children's Center Inc.

Service Management

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Semi-secure

2008
Demographics

Name Unaccompanied minors

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008
Average daily population

Number 20

2009

Number 31

2008

Number 32

2007

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2008