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DHS temporarily closes detention facility at Texas border

  1. Date Announced

    Nov. 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 of Change

    Nov. 25, 2020
Status: Reported
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Detention
Agencies Affected: CBP DHS

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US temporarily closes detention facility at Texas border

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