Sierra Blanca, Texas

West Texas Detention Facility

Status

In use

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: LaSalle Southwest Corrections (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
450
77

2016

No Data
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1999

Year Ceased

2017
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
Management

Name LaSalle Southwest Corrections

Type Private For-Profit

2017

Name Emerald Companies Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Emerald Companies Inc.

Service Management

2012
Custodial Authorities

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 County

2017
Detainee Per Diem (USD)

Number 77

2015
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations El Paso Region (ELP)

2013

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 450

2017
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 53

2012

Number 1063

2011

Number 2

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 353

2017

Number 170

2017

Number 30

2013

Number 12

2012

Number 33

2009

Number 63

2008

Number 16

2007
Reported Population (day)

Number 77

2016
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inspection grade

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

2016

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
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012