Irwin County Detention Center

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      Irwin County Detention Center, Georgia

      ICE Detention Facility

      Atlanta Field Office
      132 Cotton Drive
      Ocilla, GA, 31774
      Facility Main Telephone Line:
      (229) 468-4121
      Field Office Main Telephone Line:
      (404) 893-1210

      Visitation hours for the Irwin County Detention Center:

      The Irwin County Detention Facility organizes its visitation hours based on the gender of the detainee. The hours of visitation are as follow:

      • Male Detainees: Thursday & Saturday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
      • Female Detainees: Fridays & Sunday, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

      All visits are based on availability and are limited to one hour. The facility recommends you arrive at least 45 minutes ahead of your scheduled time so you can be processed appropriate through security. All visitors must show a valid ID.

      Attorneys and paralegals are allowed to visit their clients seven days a week at any time (including holidays).

      The Irwin County Detention Facility is piloting video conferencing via Skype. Please contact the facility to learn more.

      Contact information
      If you would like to get information on a detainee at the Irwin County Detention Facility, please call (229) 468-4121.

      Please have the following detainee information available:

      • First name
      • Last name (including hyphenated last names)
      • Any aliases the detainee might use
      • Date of birth
      • Country of birth

      The Irwin County Detention Center. (Photo courtesy Google Maps)

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      Immigration Bond Information

      for the Irwin County Detention Center

      Delivery bonds (i.e., immigration bonds) cannot be posted in-person directly at the Irwin County Detention Center. Instead, family members or associates can post an immigration bond at any of the 82 ICE-ERO facilities around the country that accept immigration bonds. The closest facility to the Irwin County Detention Center that accepts immigration bonds is located 180 Ted Turner Drive SW, 3rd Floor, Rm 337 Atlanta, GA 30303. Immigration bonds can be posted Monday-Friday (except holidays) at this facility from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

      Bonds cannot be posted directly at this facility. To post an immigration bond for someone detained at the Irwin County Detention Center you must have a money order, cashier’s check or certified check. If the bond amount exceeds $10,000 and over, you can only pay by single cashier’s check or a certified check. All payments should be made to the “US Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

      If you do not want to post the bond in-person yourself, you can also have a licensed immigration bond agent post the bond for you. For a small fee, ranging from 2% – 10%, an agent can post the bond for you electronically, so that you do not have to travel to the ICE-ERO facility. This process is typically faster and easier than posting a bond yourself.

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        When searching by name, a detainee's first and last names are required and must be an exact match and select the detainee's country of birth.

        Frequently asked questions about the Irwin County Detention Center

        Does the facility have public parking?

        Yes. If you know someone who is detained at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia and you would like to visit them, there is free public parking available. The parking will be designated for visitors.

        Can I post a bond for someone who is detained at the Irwin County Detention Center?

        If an immigration judge has set a bond in the immigrant’s case, then yes, you may bond someone out who is being detained at this facility. See the next question below, regarding the various locations where bonds can be processed.

        If I am bonding someone out of the Irwin County Detention Center, do I post the bond there or do I post the bond in another location?

        While you can bail someone out of the Irwin County Detention Center, you cannot post the bond at that physical facility. The immigration bond must be posted at one of 82 ICE-ERO facilities that accept immigration bonds. The closes ICE-ERO facility near the Irwin County Detention Center is located at 180 Ted Turner Drive SW, 3rd Floor, Rm 337 Atlanta, GA 30303. The phone number for that facility is (404) 893-1224.

        What is the easiest way to bond an alien/immigrant out of the Irwin County Detention Center?

        There are two ways to bond an alien/immigrant out of the Irwin County Detention Center. First, one can show up at one of the 82 ICE-ERO bond accepting offices in person during business hours. Second, someone can utilize the services of a bonding agent who is able to post the bond electronically so that family members do not have to go to one of these ICE-ERO locations in person. Additionally, when a family uses the services of a bonding agent the detained individual will be released much sooner.

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          IF YOU WOULD LIKE INFORMATION ON HOW TO BOND OUT SOMEONE WHO IS IN ICE CUSTODY, PLEASE CONTACT (844) 910-2342.

          How to get information on an ICE detainee

          If you would like to get information on a detainee, please call the Field Office Main Telephone Number, (404) 893-1210.

          Please have the following detainee information available:

          • First name
          • Last name (including hyphenated last names)
          • Any aliases the detainee might use
          • Date of birth
          • Country of birth

          If you would like to get in touch with a defendant/detainee, please call the facility’s main number, (229) 468-4121.

          Please have the following detainee information available:

          • Full name
          • Alien Registration Number (A Number)
          • Your name and telephone number

          Georgia ICE Detention Facilities

          Not every ICE detention facility allows you to post an immigration bond in California. If you would like to post an immigration bond it must be done at an ICE-ERO facility that accepts immigration bonds.

          You can post an immigration bond through a licensed immigration bonding agent. That agent can post a bond for you electronically for any detention facility in California and around the US.

          Video transcript: There are currently 137 ICE detention centers across the United States. A facility locator can be found at the Center for Immigration Assistance website at www.cfiaus.com. There is a state by state map that links directly to each state’s facility. On the site you will find useful information regarding everything from the ICE facility’s physical address and parking information to visiting hours and immigration bond information.

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