How do I find out if someone is detained by immigration? Locate a Person Held for an Immigration Violation
To do so, use the Online Detainee Locator System to find people 18 or older. Or, contact the field offices of the Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations. If you know the facility where the person is being held, call that immigration detention facility directly.
How do I find someone detained by Border Patrol?
- Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainee locator.
- Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) inmate locator.
Where do immigrants go when they are detained? Immigration detention is not very different than jail or prison. ICE either operates the facilities independently or, increasingly, contracts with local sheriff or police departments to house detainees.
How do I get information on an immigration detainee? Dial 1-800-898-7180. The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), has created this Immigration Courts’ 800 Phone Number by which individuals can receive information about their cases through an automated system, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.