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ICE designates special facility and policies for reunification and removal of separated families

  1. Original Date Announced

    June 23, 2018

    ICE has designated the Port Isabel Service Processing Center (TX) as the primary family reunification and removal center. ICE has posted information in all of its facilities advising detained parents who are trying to locate or contact a child in the custody of HHS to call the Detention Reporting and Information Line for assistance. ICE and HHS will coordinate a review of their custodial data to identify where each child is located, verify the parent/child relationship, and set up regular communication and removal coordination, if necessary. [ID #337]

    DHS Fact Sheet: Zero-Tolerance Prosecution and Family Reunification
  2. Effective Date

    June 23, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Detention Minors
Agencies Affected: EOIR ICE ORR

Associated or Derivative Policies


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