Los Fresnos, Texas

Port Isabel Service Processing Center (Port Isabel Detention Center)

Status

In use

2019

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

1175

2017

Reported Population

709

2017

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2018

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Buena Vista Blvd. Los Fresnos, TX, 78566 Tel, +1 (956) 547-1700
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 Service Processing Center (SPC)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 2008

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Ahtna Technical Services Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2017

Name 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

Provider Asset Security

Service Security

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 women

2018

Name Adult men

2018

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1175

2017
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 11796

2012

Number 7038

2011

Number 36

2010
Average daily population

Number 1030

2017

Number 1068

2017

Number 1115

2013

Number 1135

2012

Number 618

2009

Number 786

2008

Number 956

2007
Reported population at a specific time

Number 709

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 Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2007
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Not Applicable

2007
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2018

Reported deaths? Yes

2013

Reported deaths? Yes

2009
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
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 Government

Name of Owner Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations San Antonio Region (SNA)

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