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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), Chicago Area Field Office - Contract Detention Facility

Type: Forecast • Source ID: F2024064556


The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/ICE is responsible for the detention, health, welfare, transportation, and deportation of non-citizens in removal proceedings, and those subject to a final order of removal from the United States. The mission of ICE ERO is to identify, arrest, and remove aliens, who present a danger to national security or are a risk to public safety, as well as those who enter the United States illegally or otherwise undermine the integrity of immigration laws and border control efforts. In implementing its mission, ERO is responsible for carrying out all orders for the securing and departure activities of non-citizens who are designated in removal proceedings and for arranging for the detention of non-citizens when such becomes necessary and prescribed by law. The ERO Chicago area field office requires comprehensive detention services at a contractor-owned/contractor-operated detention facility with the capacity to house up to 1,000 non-citizens on a 24 hour per-day, 7 day per week, 365 day per-year basis. The detention center shall provide safe and secure conditions of confinement based on the individual characteristics of a diverse population, including threat to the community, risk of flight, type and status of immigration proceeding, community ties, medical and mental health issues. The detention center shall provide easy access to legal services; abundant natural light throughout the facility; ample indoor and outdoor recreation that allows for vigorous aerobic exercise with extended hours of availability - a minimum of four hours per day of outdoor recreation; private showers and restrooms (where practicable); cafeteria style meal service or satellite feeding; non-institutional non-citizen clothing; contact visitation (if applicable), including special arrangements for visiting families, with extended hours including nights and weekends; private areas for attorney-client visits, with video teleconferencing capabilities; noise control; enhanced, but controlled freedom of movement (although the manner and degree of implementation may vary based on security levels); enhanced law library and legal resources; and enhanced programming, including religious services and social programs and dedicated space for religious services. Detention services shall be performed in accordance with optimal level of the most current version of the ICE Performance-Based National Detention Standards (PBNDS) 2011 with 2016 revisions. The contractor shall also be responsible for obtaining and maintaining American Correctional Association (ACA) accreditation under the most current version of the Adult Local Detention Facilities (ALDF) Standards to include any supplement. The contractor will furnish all personnel, management, equipment, supplies, training, certification, accreditation, and services necessary for performance of all aspects of this requirement.
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Est. Award Date
5/31/24 Future Opp
Source Est. Solicitation Date
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Forecast Type
New Requirement, No Contract
Place of Performance
Immigration and Customs Enforcement is forecasted to issue a new procurement for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), Chicago Area Field Office - Contract Detention Facility around 5/31/24.


Source Level 1 Agency
Department of Homeland Security
Source Level 2 Agency


Point of Contact
Mark Giovannetti   Profile
Point of Contact Email
Point of Contact Phone
(312) 907-9229

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