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ICE Plans to Expand “Alternative to Detention” Program

  1. Original Date Announced

    May 19, 2019

    ICE plans to add more than 20,000 spaces to its Intensive Supervision Appearance Program, part of the ‘Alternative to Detention’ system for immigrants awaiting hearings. The expansion, from 99,500 places in FY19 to a projected 120,000, was made known by a request for proposals posted on a government website seeking bids for contractors to provide services such as GPS monitoring and in-person case management for adults in immigration proceedings. [ID #407]

    ICE Request: Intensive Supervision Appearance Program IV (ISAP IV) Support Services Yahoo News: ICE seeks to expand monitoring program for immigrants as alternative to detention

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Detention Interior
Agencies Affected: ICE

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • May 19, 2019 The Trump administration's FY 2020 Budget Request includes 99,500 places for the Intensive Supervision Appearance Program. FY 2020 Budget in Brief

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