Houston, Texas

Houston Field Office (Houston FO Holdroom)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Accompanied 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

Contact Information

126 Northpoint Dr Houston, TX 77060 United States Tel: +1 281-985-8400


Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Status In use

2012

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration field office

2009
National typology

Name Filed office / Hold room

2012

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Immigrations and Customs Enforcement

Type Governmental

2012

Name Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Type Governmental

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2015
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2012

Reported Overstays Yes

2011
Demographics

Name Adult women

2009

Name Adult men

2009

Name Accompanied minors

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 9

2012

Number 4

2011
Average daily population

Number 47

2009

Number 33

2008

Number 22

2007

Number 22

2007

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2009