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2000 National Detention Standards for Non-Dedicated Facilities

When U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was formed, the agency operated its detention system under a set of National Detention Standards (NDS) that had been issued in September 2000. NDS established consistent conditions of confinement, program operations and management expectations within the agency's detention system.

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Updated: 03/11/2021