Pearsall, Texas

South Texas Detention Complex (formerly Pearsall Immigration Detention Center)

Status

In use

2019

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

1890

2017

Reported Population

1539

2017

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
566 Veterans Drive, Pearsall, TX, 78061, Phone: +1 (210) 231 4505
Center status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

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)

2014
Operating period

Year of Entry 2005

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name GEO Group, Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2019

Name GEO Group

Type Private For-Profit

2014

Name GEO Group

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Geo Group

Service Management

2014

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Facility maintenance

2013

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Security

2013
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014

Security Level High security

2014
Armed guards

Armed Guards? Yes

2014
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult men

2014

Name Adult women

2014

Name Unaccompanied minors

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2014

Gender Segregation Yes

2012
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2014

Age Segregation Yes

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1890

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1904

2014

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1904

2007
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 21914

2012

Number 16949

2011

Number 27

2010
Average daily population

Number 1629

2017

Number 1581

2017

Number 1786

2013

Number 1669

2012

Number 1600

2009

Number 1470

2008

Number 1582

2007
Reported population at a specific time

Number 1539

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

2016
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Legal segregation
Family 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 Geo Group

2014
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations San Antonio Region (SNA)

2014
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)