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ICE Detention Contracts and Facilities' Compliance with Detention Standards

Project Objective

To evaluate: 1) whether ICE contracting mechanisms ensure immigration detention facilities' compliance with applicable detention standards; 2) whether the contract terms, including detention standards, can be circumvented; and 3) what consequences ICE can impose when contracted immigration detention facilities do not maintain standards.

DHS Component
Project Mission
Securing and Managing Our Borders

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