What are the main immigration jails in Dallas-Fort Worth?
Dallas Field Office on 8101 N. Stemmons:
This is only a temporary holding area for immigration detainees. Immigrants facing removal are first brought here for “processing.” This is where ICE officials make a determination of whether to place the person in removal proceedings and whether to authorize his or her release on an immigration bond.
Johnson County Jail (overview)
This is a county jail located in Cleburne, Texas. While the jail is owned by Johnson County, ICE effectively rents space at this jail for immigration detainees who are waiting to see an immigration judge.
Prairieland Detention Center (overview) –
The Prairieland Detention Center, sometimes called PDC, is located in Alvarado, Texas. It is a relatively new complex housing only immigration detainees, males and females. While person are detained here, they appear before immigration judges located in Dallas, Texas via televideo.