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DHS temporarily closes detention facility at Texas border

  1. Original Date Announced

    November 25, 2020

    The U.S. Border Patrol is temporarily closing for renovation a converted warehouse used to detain immigrants in South Texas. The McAllen facility (known as Ursula) garnered international attention when images emerged of children separated from their parents detained in chain-link cages inside.

    [ID #1207]

  2. Effective Date

    November 25, 2020

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Detention
Agencies Affected: DHS CBP


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