Houston, Texas

Houston Contract Detention Facility

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: CoreCivic (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Contract Detention Facility (CDF)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
1000
932

2017

Yes
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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FACILITY NAMES
Houston Contract Detention Facility
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Houston, Texas, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 29.949751, -95.312234

Contact Information
15850 Export Plaza Drive Houston, TX, 77032 USA
Tel. +1 (281) 449-1481

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Contract Detention Facility (CDF)

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2009

2018
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
Management

Name CoreCivic

Type Private For-Profit

2019

Name Corrections Corporation of America

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Facility maintenance

2013

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Security

2013

Provider Corrections Corporation of America

Service Management

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Private Company

Name of Owner Corrections Corporation of America

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Houston Region

2013

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1000

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1000

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 905

2009
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 14382

2012

Number 14584

2011

Number 4

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 909

2017

Number 880

2013

Number 850

2012

Number 872

2009

Number 867

2008

Number 866

2007
Reported Population (day)

Number 932

2017

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2012

Reported Overstays Yes

2011

Reported Overstays Yes

2010

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2013

Reported deaths? Yes

2011

Reported deaths? Yes

2011

Reported deaths? Yes

2006

Reported deaths? Yes

2005

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

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

2017

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2012

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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