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Ice Online Immigration Detainee Locator System

Locating Someone Who Has Been Arrested and Detained

Ice Online Detainee locator SystemIf a person is arrested by ICE, the enforcement arm of the U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Service (USCIS) he or she may be detained in the  New York/New Jersey area or transferred by ICE to an out-of-state facility.  If they are in any other state, you can contact the local ICE facility by clicking here.

ICE generally has information about the detainee's location within several hours following arrest or transfer.  

ICE has recently designed an Online Detainee Location System, which you can begin your search below.


Additionally,  you may contact the ICE Field Offices of Detention and Removal Operations: New York Field Office, (212) 264-5085, New Jersey Field Office, (973) 645-3666, Upstate New York Field Office (Buffalo), (716) 551-4741 ext. 2500.


To find the person if you know the A#, fill in the following information and you will be
redirected to ICE for the status of the person.

(e.g., 012345678)

If you don't have the A#, then you can try to find the person through some bilogical information
fill in the following information and you will be redirected to ICE for the status of the person.


Country of birth is required. First name is required. Last name is required.


If there is no record of the individual in the Field Offices, it means that they do not have record of the detainee. Usually this means that the detainee has not yet been entered into their computer system.  You are permitted to call specific ICE Detention Facilities to find out if the person is being held in that particular facility.  Below is a list of detention facilities in the greater New York/New Jersey area.  If you are unable to locate an individual at these detention facilities or with its' online system, keep calling the Field Office numbers above until the detainee appears in the computer system.  You may also call ICE national headquarters at (202) 305-2734.

Ice Online Detainee locator System

New York & New Jersey Area ICE Detention Facilities


  Varick Street Field Office
  201 Varick Street
  New York, NY 10014
  (212) 863-3401
  Elizabeth Detention Facility
  625 Evans Street
  Elizabeth, NJ 07201
  (937) 622-7157
  Hudson County Jail
  35 Hackensack Avenue
  Kearney, NJ 07032
  (937) 491-5566
  York County Prison
  3400 Concord Road
  York, PA 17402
  (717) 840-7580



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