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.
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.
This memorandum is a follow up to CBP's response to the September 10, 2020 memorandum from CRCL and the DHS Office of the General Counsel, titled "CBP's Treatment of Children with Disabilities." As set forth in the memorandum, CRCL investigated several complaints alleging that CBP separated children with disabilities from their parents or legal guardians and offered eight policy recommendations. CBP responded on January 28, 2021.