Research has found segregation can have negative psychological effects, particularly for those with preexisting mental illnesses and those with an established risk for suicide. We sought to determine whether ICE’s use of administrative and disciplinary segregation complies with ICE detention standards. We also examined protocols regarding the retention of detention records.
Consistent with CDC guidance, most Office of Inspector General employees are currently serving the American people remotely. We are determined to keep interruptions to our operations to a minimum, and we appreciate your patience during this time.
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