New York City, New York

Varick Federal Detention centre (formerly Varick Street Service Processing centre)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2012

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Ahtna Technical Services Inc (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
250
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
201 Varick Street
New York, NY, USA 10040
Tel. +1 212 620 3449
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2012

Status In use

2011

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Operating period

Year of Entry Unknown

Year Ceased 2012

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Ahtna Technical Services Inc

Type Private For-Profit

2012

Name Ahtna Technical Services, Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2009
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2012

Reported Overstays Yes

2011

Reported Overstays Yes

2010
Demographics

Name Adult men

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2009
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 250

2009
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 33

2012

Number 68

2011

Number 20

2010
Average daily population

Number 2

2013

Number 245

2009

Number 121

2008

Number 18

2007
Inspection grade

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
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Maximum official detention period at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Gender segregation
Legal segregation
Family segregation
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Reported population at a specific time
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Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility
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

2009
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Area of authority or operations