Thursday, July 10, 2014

ICE Offers Media tour at Artesia, New Mexico Residential Detention Facility

From ICE:

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) will host a media tour of the unoccupied portions of the new temporary facility for adults with children in expedited removal on the campus of the FLETC facility in Artesia, New Mexico.

The purpose of this tour is to show members of the press the interior of the facility and explain ICE’s responsibilities for the care and custody of adults with children who are pending completion of their immigration cases. For privacy reasons, the tour is being limited to the unoccupied portion of the facility.  

Who:               Barbara Gonzalez, Press Secretary

U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Event:            Media tour of the new temporary adults with children residential facility (unoccupied portions) in Artesia, New Mexico.  

Date:               Friday, July 11 at 11:30 a.m.

Location:       Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, 1300 W. Richey Ave., Artesia, N.M.  

Note to editors and reporters: Media representatives with press credentials should arrive at the facility no later than 10:30 a.m. Please allot appropriate time for parking and security screening.

Credentialed media planning to participate must RSVP by sending an email to:

Phone: 305-970-1294, or


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