Houston, Texas

Houston Contract Detention Facility

Status

In use

2019

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

1000

2017

Reported Population

932

2017

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

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 Contract Detention Facility (CDF)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 2009

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

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
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2012

Reported Overstays Yes

2011

Reported Overstays Yes

2010
Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1000

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1000

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 905

2009
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 14382

2012

Number 14584

2011

Number 4

2010
Average daily population

Number 909

2017

Number 880

2013

Number 850

2012

Number 872

2009

Number 867

2008

Number 866

2007
Reported population at a specific time

Number 932

2017
Inspection grade

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

2017

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

2013

Reported deaths? Yes

2011

Reported deaths? Yes

2011

Reported deaths? Yes

2006

Reported deaths? Yes

2005
Armed guards
Estimated average detention period (days)
Gender segregation
Legal segregation
Family segregation
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Reported overpopulation
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

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 Private Company

Name of Owner Corrections Corporation of America

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Houston Region

2013
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)