Prairieland Detention Center

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      Prairieland Detention Center, Texas

      ICE Detention Facility

      Dallas Field Office
      1209 Sunflower Lane
      Alvarado, TX, 76009
      Facility Main Telephone Line: (817) 409-3995
      Field Office Main Telephone Line: (214) 424-7800

      Contact information

      If you would like to get information on a detainee at the Prairieland Detention Center, you can call (817) 409-3995 24 hours a day.

      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

      Visitation hours:

      Visitation hours at the Prairieland Detention Center are organized by gender and risk level. They are broken out as follows:

      High Level Female Detainees:

      • Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
        • 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

      Low & Medium-Low Level Female Detainees

      • Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
        • 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

      Transgender:

      • Sunday
        • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

      Low & Medium-Low Level Male Detainees

      • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
        • 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

      High Level Male Detainees:

      • Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
        • 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

      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 present a valid ID. Video conferencing is available. To set up a video visit contact [email protected] Attorneys can visit clients seven days a week between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM (including holidays).

      Prairieland Detention Center


      The Prairieland Detention Center. Photo credit Google Maps.

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      Immigration Bond Information

      for the Prairieland Detention Center

      Delivery bonds (i.e., immigration bonds) can be posted in-person directly at the Prairieland Detention Center, which is an ICE-ERO facility. Immigration bonds can be posted Monday-Friday (except holidays) at this facility from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The facility is located at 1209 Sunflower Lane, Alvarado, TX 76009. The number there is (817) 402-4036

      To post an immigration bond for someone detained at Prairieland 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 Prairieland Detention Center

        Does the facility have public parking?

        Yes. If you know someone who is detained at Prairieland Detention Center in Alvarado, Texas and you would like to visit them, there is free parking available at the facility.

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

        If an immigration judge has set a bond in the immigrant’s case, then yes, you may bond someone out of the Prairieland Detention Center. See the next question below, regarding the various locations where bonds can physically be posted and processed.

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

        Yes, you can bail someone out of the Prairieland Detention Center, which is at one the 82 ICE-ERO facilities that accept immigration bonds. The facility is located at 1209 Sunflower Lane, Alvarado, TX 76009. The number there is (817) 402-4036.

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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, (214) 424-7800.

          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, (817) 409-3995.

          Please have the following detainee information available:

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

          Video transcript: An Alien Registration number (also referred to as A-Number) is a unique identification number assigned to a non-citizen. It can be a seven-, eight- or nine-digit number. Each immigrant receives an A-Number from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). This number is extremely important as it is required on all immigration documents and paperwork.

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