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DHS Inspector General finds that CBP struggled to meet detention standards in 2019

  1. Date Announced

    June 12, 2020

    The DHS Inspector General issues a report of its inspections of 21 CBP facilities between April and June 2019. The report describes overcrowding, prolonged detention, and health challenges for detainees and remedial actions CBP took to address the concerns raised. The OIG report makes two recommendations regarding telephone access for unaccompanied alien children and proper handling of detainee property which CBP concurred with.

    [ID #996]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    June 12, 2020
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Data and Reports
Subject Matter: Detention Border
Agencies Affected: CBP


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