Desert View Annex (ICE) - GEO

US Immigration & Customs Enforcement-ICE

Last Updated: March 07, 2024
10450 Rancho Rd , Adelanto, CA 92301
San Bernardino

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The Desert View Annex (ICE) - GEO is a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility located at 10450 Rancho Rd in Adelanto, CA in San Bernardino County. This Medium security prison is operated by Homeland Security to hold immigration detainees who are awaiting trial or have already been convicted and sentenced for a crime.

To find an ICE inmate, please use the Detainee Locator System

ICE recommends you use the A-Number search. If you know the detainee's A-Number, it must be exactly nine digits long. If the A-Number has fewer than nine digits, please add zeros at the beginning. When searching by name, a detainee's first and last names are required and must be an exact match (e.g., John Doe will not find Jon Doe or John Doe-Smith). You are also required to select the detainee's correct Country of Birth. (cannot search for records of persons under the age of 18).

The inmates housed at this facility are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the length of their sentence and the past criminal history). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates.

DVA - ICE operates onsite to meet most of the inmate's needs, including dietary, health, fitness, education, religious practices, entertainment, and many others. Most private prisons are kept in top condition as they are constantly subjected to rigorous inspections and would like to keep a clean record to maintain government contra

Desert View Annex is a private medium-security detention center contracted to the US Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) for housing immigration detainees and individuals awaiting trial, sentencing, or deportation. Constructed by The GEO Group, the facility boasts a health care unit along with rooms designated for various activities including classroom instruction, counseling, and visitation. Educational resources feature a computer laboratory, a library, and outdoor recreational areas. The facility maintains a fully equipped kitchen, ensuring well-furnished dayrooms and dormitory sleeping areas that are clean and comfortable.

Accredited by the American Correctional Association with an impressive score of 99.50% in 2017, Desert View Facility adheres to stringent standards of operation. For inquiries regarding individuals housed at the facility, callers may contact (760) 246-1171 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., providing the individual's biographical details such as first and last names, aliases, date of birth, and country of birth.

For communication with detainees, callers must dial (866) 348-6231 and leave the detainee's full name, registration number, and callback number. Messages will be promptly relayed to the recipient.

Incoming calls are not permitted for detainees. Urgent messages can be left by calling (760) 246-1171 and providing the detainee's full name, immigration file number, and the caller's contact details. Mail addressed to detainees must include the last four digits of the immigration file number, housing unit/dorm/bunk number, and sender's name and address. All incoming mail undergoes screening for contraband without being read, while outgoing mail is promptly processed within 24 hours.

Mail should be addressed as follows:

Non-citizen Name
Immigration File Number (last 4 digits only – 1234), Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
10450 Rancho Road
Adelanto, CA 92301

Detainees may purchase stamps and send outgoing mail, with no set limit on correspondence at their own expense. Those lacking financial means will receive a postage allowance at government expense. Upon departure or transfer, legal mail is forwarded to detainees, while general correspondence is returned to the sender.

Any funds received by detainees via mail are processed by facility staff and deposited into their account, with a receipt provided for all transactions. It is advised against sending cash through the mail.

Inmate Locator

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Visitation Information

Friends and Family Visits

Housing Unit A

  • Tuesday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m., Contact
  • Friday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m., Contact
  • Saturday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m., Contact

Segregation SMU

  • Tuesday 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.Non-Contact
  • Wednesday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Admin Seg Contact
  • Friday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. Non-Contact
  • Saturday 7 a.m. - 10 a.m. Contact
  • Sunday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Non-Contact

Housing Unit B

  • Monday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m., Contact
  • Thursday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m., Contact
  • Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Contact

To ensure adequate time to process visitors through security, all visitors must arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visit time.

Visitors must arrive no later than 6:30 p.m. to be guaranteed a visit.

All visitor must have a U.S., State or Federal, issued identification document, or foreign passport with a valid U.S. visa to be admitted.

Only 3 visitors will be allowed in at one time unless prior approval by the Facility Administrator (exception, a baby in adult arms will not be counted as a visitor).

Minors who are visiting the facility must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older). Minors must not be left unaccompanied in the waiting room, visiting room or any other area.

Visits are limited to (1) one hour in length unless prior approval has been granted by the Facility Administrator.

Non-citizens may receive only (1) one visit per day.

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