DHS Reports to Congress on Asylum Seeker Detentions
Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 04031813 (posted Mar. 18, 2004)"
Section 903 of the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act (HRIFA) requires the Attorney General to regularly collect data on detained asylum seekers. The DHS has assumed this responsibility and recently issued reports on overall numbers, countries of origin, gender, age, and detention facilities for FY99 through FY02.