Investigations of Sexual Abuse in Texas Immigration Detention Facilities

Nathanael King filed this request with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the United States of America.
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From: Nathanael King

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All records since Jan. 1, 2013 of administrative and criminal investigations into sexual abuse in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement overseen immigration detention facilities in Texas, including, but not limited to:

El Paso Processing Center
Houston Contract Detention Facility
Joe Corley Detention Facility
Johnson County Detention Center
Karnes County Residential Center
Laredo Detention Center
IAH Secure Adult Detention Facility
Port Isabel Service Processing Center
Rolling Plains Correctional Facility
South Texas Detention Complex
T. Don Hutto Residential Center
West Texas Detention Facility
South Texas Family Residential Center
Burnet County Jail
Brooks County Detention Center
East Hidalgo Detention Center
Central Texas Detention Facility
Jack Harwell Detention Center
Val Verde County Detention Center
Willacy County Regional Detention Facility
Karnes County Correctional Center
Rio Grande Detention Center
La Salle County Regional Detention Center
Prairieland Detention Center

Title 115.71 (f) of the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) requires that all administrative investigations "shall be documented in written reports that include a description of the physical and testimonial evidence, the reasoning behind credibility assessments, and investigative facts and findings."

Title 115.71 (g) of the PREA requires that all criminal investigations "shall be documented in a written report that contains a thorough description of physical, testimonial, and documentary evidence and attaches copies of all documentary evidence where feasible."

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Nathanael King


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