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

  1. Original 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]

    DHS OIG Capping Report: CBP Struggled to Provide Adequate Detention Conditions During 2019 Migrant Surge
  2. Effective Date

    June 12, 2020

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Data and Reports
Subject Matter: Detention Border
Agencies Affected: CBP


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