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The National Immigrant Justice Center’s (NIJC’s) three-year Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) litigation has resulted in the most comprehensive public release to date of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) immigration detention center contracts and inspections. The thousands of pages of documents provide an unprecedented look into a failed system that lacks accountability, shields DHS from public scrutiny, and allows local governments and private prison companies to brazenly maximize profits at the expense of basic human rights. Browse, search, and download the documents below, organized by county and detention center name.

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Detention Facility Documents

Adelanto, CA (GEO Group)
Albany County, NY
Baker County, FL
Bedford Heights, OH
Bergen County, NJ
Berks County, PA
Boone County, KY
Bristol County, MA
Broward Transitional Facility, FL (GEO Group)
Buffalo Federal Detention Facility, NY
Butler County, OH
Butler County, KS
Caldwell County, MO
Calhoun County, MI
California City, CA (CCA)
Cambria County, PA
Carver County, MN
Cass County, NE
Central Arizona Detention Center (CCA)
Charleston County, SC (Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center)
Chase County, KS
Clinton County, PA
Contra Costa County, CA
DeKalb County, AL
Delaney Hall, NJ
Denver Contract Detention Facility, CO (GEO Group)
Dodge County, WI
Douglas County, NE
East Hidalgo, TX
El Centro Service Processing Center, CA
El Paso County, CO
El Paso Service Processing Center, TX
Elizabeth Contract Detention Facility, NJ (CCA)
Eloy, AZ (CCA)
Essex County, NJ
Etowah County, AL
Florence Correctional Center, AZ (CCA)
Florence Service Processing Center, AZ
Frederick County, MD
Franklin County, MA
Freeborn, MN
Glades County, FL
Hampton Roads, VA
Hardin County, IA
Henderson County, NC
Houston Contract Detention Facility, TX (CCA)
Howard County, MD
Hudson County, NJ
Hutto Correctional Center, TX (CCA)
Immigration Centers of America Farmville, VA
Irwin County, GA
Jack Harwell Detention Center, TX
James A. Musick Facility, CA
Joe Corley Detention Center/Montgomery County, TX
Johnson County, TX
Karnes County, TX (GEO Group)
Kenosha County, WI
Koegh-Dwyer Correctional Facility, NJ
Krome Service Processing Center, FL
Laredo Processing Center, TX (CCA)
LaSalle County, TX
LaSalle Parish, LA (GEO Group)
McHenry County, IL
Mesa Verde, CA (GEO Group)
Monmouth County, NJ
Monroe County, MI
Monroe County, FL
Morgan County, MO
Morrow County, OH
North Georgia Detention Center, GA
Northwest Detention Center, WA (GEO Group)
Orange County, FL
Orange County, NY
Otero County Prison Facility, NM
Otero County Processing Center, NM
Pike County, PA
Pinal County, AZ
Plymouth County, MA
Polk County, IA
Polk County, TX
Port Isabel Service Processing Center, TX (Ahtna, Inc.)
Pulaski County Jail, IL (formerly Tri-County Jail)
Ramsey County, MN
Rappahonnock Regional Jail, VA
Rice County, KS
Rolling Plains, TX
Sacramento County, CA
San Diego/Otay Mesa Contract Detention Facility, CA (CCA)
Santa Ana, CA
Seneca County, OH
Sherburne County, MN
South Louisiana Detention Center, LA (GEO Group)
South Texas Detention Complex, TX (GEO Group)
St. Clair, MI
South Texas (Dilley) Family Detention Center
Stewart County, GA (CCA)
Strafford County, NH
Suffolk County, MA
Tensas Parish, LA
Theo Lacy Facility, CA
Tulsa County, OK
Utah County, UT
Wakulla County, FL
Weber County, UT
Worcester County, MD
York County, PA
Yuba County, CA
Contracts and Audits FOIA Litigation: NIJC v. Department of Homeland Security
National Immigrant Justice Center v. Department of Homeland Security(NIJC v. DHS), No. 1:12-cv-05358, 2015 WL 433580 (N.D.Ill. July 9, 2012) is a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit in which NIJC sought contracts, as well as inspection reports dating back to 2007, for immigration…
Padron et al. v. ICE et al.
Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) filed a lawsuit against officials of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Jefferson County, Illinois, on behalf of seven immigrants who were held at the Jefferson County Justice Center under unsanitary conditions and with…