Online Detainee Locator System Lauched by ICE

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Today, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“USICE”) announced the launch of the Online Detainee Locator System (“ODLS”).  ODLS provides users with information on the location of the detention facility where a particular individual is being held, a phone number to the facility and contact information for the ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations office in the region where the facility is located.

A brochure explaining how to use the ODLS is also available on the website in the following languages: English, Spanish, French, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic and Somali.

ODLS users will be able to locate detained aliens by two different search methods. First, users can search by entering an individual’s alien registration number, also known as their “A” number, and their country of birth. Users can also search by entering an individual’s first name, last name, country of birth and date of birth.

Click here to access the ODLS.

Ruchi Thaker

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