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Report: ICE relocates detainees by air to begin initial processing

  1. Original Date Announced

    May 11, 2019

    Washington Post Report: "Overcrowding at Border Patrol stations in South Texas has become so acute in recent days that U.S. authorities have taken the rare step of using aircraft to relocate migrants to other areas of the border simply to begin processing them.” [ID #405]

    Border Detention Cells in Texas are so Overcrowded that U.S. is Using Aircraft to Move Migrants
  2. Effective Date

    May 11, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

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

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