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On May 22, 2023, ICE responded to a Key Civil Rights Findings and Recommendation Memorandum issued in November 2022 by CRCL that followed an onsite spot check investigation at the Moshannon Valley Processing Center.
Summary of CRCL Recommendation Memorandum and CBP's Response: Behavior Management of Unaccompanied Children in Custody
On February 27, 2023, CBP responded to a Recommendation Memorandum issued in September 2022 by CRCL about policies concerning behavior management of unaccompanied children in U.S. Border Patrol custody.
On March 20, 2023, ICE responded to an Expert Recommendation Memorandum issued in September 2022 by CRCL that followed a targeted onsite investigation at Clay County Jail.
Summary of CRCL's Recommendations and ICE's Response: Ensuring Critical Services During Medical Isolation and Quarantine
On February 9, 2023, ICE responded to a Recommendation Memorandum issued in July 2022 by CRCL about ensuring critical services are provided to individuals who are housed in medical isolation and quarantine housing units.
On March 23, 2023, ICE responded to a Recommendation Memorandum issued in June 2022 by CRCL about the erroneous removal of a Guatemalan national previously in ICE detention.
CRCL opened complaint investigation 005827-23-CBP, 005762-23-CBP, 006024-23-CBP, 006058-23-CBP and 006149-23-CBP, all of which involve allegations of significant difficulties found by migrants with the CBP One™ mobile application (“CBP One” or “app”) functionality.
Summary of CRCL Expert Recommendation Memo and ICE's Response Concerning Baker County Detention Center in Macclenny, Florida
On May 1, 2023, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforement (ICE) responded to an Expert Recommendation Memorandum issued in April 2022 by CRCL that followed an onsite investigation at the Baker County Detention Center. ICE concurred with 26 recommendations, partially concurred with 12, and non-concurred with 13.
DHS is committed to combatting GBV and integrating protections for all individuals in our policies, programs, and activities across the Department. The resources and materials on this page are available to assist the public in identifying, addressing, and preventing GBV in their communities and interactions with others.
The purpose of this memorandum is to notify of the complaints, describe the allegations, inform that CRCL will retain the above-referenced complaints for investigation, and conduct an onsite investigation at Clay County on July 24-27, 2023, and explain how CRCL will work with ICE during our investigation concerning Clay County Jail in Brazil, Indiana.