Welcome to the El Valle Detention Facility. We want to make your visits and involvement in your loved one’s life as simple and clear as possible.  Meet the warden/facility director and get details about the facility which is operated by Management & Training Corporation (MTC) for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).


Coronavirus Information

MTC is closely following any developments in the coronavirus situation that might impact the people we serve at this facility. The safety of our staff and those in our care is top priority. We also want to protect those who visit the facility.


The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) says frequent hand washing can reduce exposure to and prevent the spreading of the coronavirus. The CDC also recommends:

  • Staying home if you have flu-like symptoms
  • Avoiding contact with people who are sick
  • Avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth


For a more complete list of recommendations and to get the latest on the coronavirus, click here to visit the CDC website.

Facility Administrator Frank Venegas

Facility Administrator Frank Venegas

Welcome to the El Valle Detention Facility. We operate this facility for Immigration & Customs Enforcement. We invite you to keep in regular contact with your loved one during their time here. Our staff take their responsibility of caring for your family member very seriously. The El Valle facility is clean, well-maintained, and positive. We work hard to provide those in our care with a good environment where they have access to legal services, medical care, and other activities. I invite you to be a part of your loved one’s life by visiting them in the facility, writing letters, or making phone calls.

El Valle Detention Facility

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