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CBP opens temporary facility in Yuma, AZ

  1. Date Announced

    June 28, 2019

    CBP announced the opening of a new facility in Yuma, Arizona in response to increased numbers of people at the border. The facility will accommodate up to 500 individuals in U.S. Border Patrol custody while they await transfer to ICE or ORR. [ID #410]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    June 28, 2019
  3. Subsequent Action

    August 6, 2019

    CBP reports that the Yuma, AZ facility opened in June and reached its 500 person capacity within two days of opening.

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Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Detention
Agencies Affected: CBP ICE ORR

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