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ERO Custody Management

Provides policy and oversight for the administrative custody of one of the most highly transient and diverse populations of any or detention system in the world. Custody Management manages ICE detention operations efficiently and effectively to provide for the safety, security, and care of aliens in ERO custody.

ERO's Custody Management Division comprises the following:

  • Alternatives to Detention Division: Provides an alternative to detention through the use of technology, is responsible for the care and custody of unaccompanied alien children and families, and provides guidance related to immigration bond management.
  • Custody Programs Division: Enhances ICE’s immigration detention system through the coordination of programs such as the Detention Reporting and Information Line, a toll free number that addresses and resolves case inquiries made by aliens in ICE custody.
  • Detention Management Division: Coordinates with the 24 ERO Field Offices to ensure a safe and secure environment for aliens within ERO custody through facility compliance, on-site monitoring, and the acquisition of detention facilities.
Last Reviewed/Updated: 06/19/2020