Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Sexual Abuse of Immigrant Detainees in Texas

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of immigrant women who alleged they were sexually assaulted while in the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Texas. The alleged attacks involved detainees who were being transported from the T. Don Hutto Family Residential Center in Taylor, Texas. The lawsuit names as defendants three ICE officials; Williamson County, Texas; Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the manager of the Hutto facility; the former facility administrator; and a guard.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Homeland Security
Court Type
Date of Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
Corrections Corporation of America $0
Further Information Released
ACLU Press Release 10/25/2011
Complaint 10/25/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database