2018-2019 ICE Detention facilities list

Tanvi Misra filed this request with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the United States of America.
Tracking #

2019-ICFO-41617

Est. Completion None
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Fix Required

Communications

From: Tanvi Misra


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. Data on all the facilities in which individuals may be detained in ICE custody as of the date of receipt of this Freedom of Information Act request, including any facilities with other contracts that have immigration detention riders or addenda, with the following information below. Similar data has previously been provided in a document known as the “ICE Detention Facilities Matrix," and includes all unauthorized and empty facilities.

Please include the following information:
a. Detention facility location;
b. Name of facility, address, city, state, zip code;
c. Facility operator;
d. Facility owner;
e. Best known contract initiation date;
f. Best known contract expiration date;
g. Per diem rate detained;
h. ICE area of responsibility;
i. Type of contract (e.g. USMS, IGSA, CDF, SPC, etc.);
j. Whether the facility is authorized to detain individuals for more than or
less than 72 hours;
k. Capacity;
l. Applicable detention standards used for each facility;
m. FY 2017, FY 2018, FY 2019 to date Average Daily Population, male and
female;
n. FY 2017, FY 2018, FY 2019 to date total population, not averaged per day;
o. Last inspection date and type;
p. Last inspection standard;
q. Last inspection rating – final; and
r. FY 2018 Rating.

2. Current standards governing the various ICE detention facilities as of the date of this Freedom of Information Act request.

3. All communications during FY 2017-to-date between ICE employees and the agents or officials of outside detention contractors, including cities, counties, local, state, or federal law enforcement agencies, and private companies, regarding potential new detention contracts or potential new facilities for immigration detention. This request includes communications regarding any potential immigration detention riders or addenda to other contracts, and includes agreements for detention under 72 hours and longer term.

4. All communication between ICE and members of Congress regarding potential new detention contracts or potential new facilities for immigration detention. This request includes communications regarding any potential immigration detention riders or addenda to other contracts, and includes agreements for detention under 72 hours and longer term.

I am requesting these documents as a journalist who has been covering immigration issues for the last five years at The Atlantic. Founded in 1857 and today one of the fastest growing media platforms in the industry, The Atlantic has throughout its history championed the power of big ideas and continues to shape global debate across print, digital, events, video, and audio platforms. With its award-winning digital presence TheAtlantic.com and CityLab.com on cities around the world, The Atlantic is a multimedia forum on the most critical issues of our times—from politics, global, and the economy, to technology, arts, and culture. The Atlantic was named the 2016 National Magazine of the Year and won a National Magazine Award in 2017 for its June 2017 cover story, “My Family’s Slave."

Currently, I'm an immigration reporter at CQ-Roll Call, one of the oldest Congressional publications in the U.S with a track record of award winning non-partisan journalism.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Tanvi Misra

From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Good morning,
This request, 2019-ICFO-43906, has been closed as of 9/6/2019. A “too broad” notification letter was emailed to requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com> on 6/26/2019 at 2:18pm. No response was received. If you choose, you can re-submit your request again for processing. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Thank you,
ICE FOIA

From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

January 23, 2020 Tanvi Misra The Atlantic 600 New Hampshire Ave. NW Washington, DC 20037 RE:     ICE FOIA Case Number 2019-ICFO-41617
This e-mail is in regards to your June 04, 2019 ICE FOIA request for 1. Data on all the facilities in which individuals may be detained in ICE custody as of the date of receipt of this Freedom of Information Act request, including any facilities with other contracts that have immigration detention riders or addenda, with the following information below. Similar data has previously been provided in a document known as the “ICE Detention Facilities Matrix," and includes all unauthorized and empty facilities.Please include the following information:a. Detention facility location;b. Name of facility, address, city, state, zip code;c. Facility operator;d. Facility owner;e. Best known contract initiation date;f. Best known contract expiration date;g. Per diem rate detained;h. ICE area of responsibility;i. Type of contract (e.g. USMS, IGSA, CDF, SPC, etc.);j. Whether the facility is authorized to detain individuals for more than orless than 72 hours;k. Capacity;l. Applicable detention standards used for each facility;m. FY 2017, FY 2018, FY 2019 to date Average Daily Population, male andfemale;n. FY 2017, FY 2018, FY 2019 to date total population, not averaged per day;o. Last inspection date and type;p. Last inspection standard;q. Last inspection rating – final; andr. FY 2018 Rating.2. Current standards governing the various ICE detention facilities as of the date of this Freedom of Information Act request.3. All communications during FY 2017-to-date between ICE employees and the agents or officials of outside detention contractors, including cities, counties, local, state, or federal law enforcement agencies, and private companies, regarding potential new detention contracts or potential new facilities for immigration detention. This request includes communications regarding any potential immigration detention riders or addenda to other contracts, and includes agreements for detention under 72 hours and longer term.4. All communication between ICE and members of Congress regarding potential new detention contracts or potential new facilities for immigration detention. This request includes communications regarding any potential immigration detention riders or addenda to other contracts, and includes agreements for detention under 72 hours and longer term..
In conducting a search for responsive records, the ICE FOIA office has determined that further clarification is needed regarding your request. Could you please refine number 2 and 3 to a more meaningful data set. Please provide the ICE FOIA office with a response as soon as possible to avoid any further delay in the processing of your request. If a response is not received within 30 days, your request will be administratively closed.

Sincerely,

ICE FOIA

From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Good afternoon,
A clarification letter was emailed to you 6/26/19. However, it went to email address tmisra@theatlantic.com<mailto:tmisra@theatlantic.com>. We have resent the clarification request to requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com> today as of 12:19 pm. It is requesting if you could please refine number 2 and 3 to a more meaningful data set. Please be sure to check your spam folder as well. We apologize for the error. Going forward, for any further inquiries made, please refer to request number 2019-ICFO-41617. Thank you for your patience.

Respectfully,
ICE FOIA

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