Webb County Detention Center

The Webb County Detention Center is a private ICE detention facility that is located in Laredo, Texas. This facility houses male and female detainees who are in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

The ICE field office that works with the Webb County Detention Center is located in San Antonio, Texas. If you need information about an ICE detainee housed at this facility, call (956) 723-1985 or (956) 729-4000.between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

Be sure to have the detainee's information ready when you call, including their full name (first, last, and hyphenated), any known aliases, date of birth, and country of birth.

The average stay at the Webb County Detention Center is 21 days.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Webb County Detention Center are as follows:

Low and Medium Low                                           Monday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
(Males and Females)                                             Tuesday 9:00AM - 11:00AM
                                                                                   Wednesday Special Visits 8A – 4P
                                                                                   Thursday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
                                                                                    Friday 9:00AM - 11:00AM
                                                                                    Saturday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
                                                                                    Sunday 9:00AM - 11:00AM 

Medium High and High                                           Monday 9:00AM - 11:00AM
(Males and Females)                                              Tuesday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
                                                                                    Wednesday Special Visits 8A – 4P
                                                                                    Thursday 9:00AM - 11:00AM
                                                                                    Friday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
                                                                                    Saturday 9:00AM - 11:00AM
                                                                                    Sunday 1:00PM - 3:00PM 

General Rules

Detainees are allotted a minimum of one hour for visitation. Adult visitors must have a valid, government-issued photo ID to enter the visiting room. Minors must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

All visitors are subject to a pat-down search, an inspection of their belongings, and a metal scan search. Visitors are not allowed to carry any items into the visiting area, or give any items to detainees. All visits are non-contact.

Visitors must be in appropriate and socially acceptable attire. The following is PROHIBITED: 

  • Short shorts 
  • Any see transparent/revealing clothing 
  • Above mid-thigh mini skirts 
  • Caps, hats, beanies, head bands, bandanas
  • Short dresses 
  • Pants, shorts, skirts worn below waist line
  • Tank tops 
  • Open toe shoes/sandals 
  • Sleeveless shirts 
  • Purses, bags, totes, backpacks, etc.

Attorney Visits

Attorneys and/or paralegals are allowed to visit detainees seven days a week from 8:00AM to 9:00PM.

Consular Visits

Consular officials are allowed to meet with their detained nationals at any time. If possible, arrangements should be made in advance by calling the ICE Supervisory Deportation officer at  (956) 729-9620. All consular officials should bring appropriate credentials. 

Clergy Visits

Clergy are allowed to visit detainees housed at Webb County Detention Center at any time. Arrangements should be made in advance through the chaplain's office.

Physical Address

Webb County Detention Center
9998 S. Zapata Hwy 83
Laredo, TX 78046
United States

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/GbkzWBj6rijzmogP9

General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (956) 723-1985 or (956) 729-4000
Field Office Main Phone: (210) 283-4750

Immigration Court: 1-800-898-7180
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA): (703) 605-1007

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Webb County Detention Center
Inmate name and A-number
9998 S. Zapata Hwy 83
Laredo, TX 78046
United States

You must include the detainee's name and alien number in the mailing address of all detainee mail. Also include your name and address in the envelope's "return address" section, or the mail will not be given to the detainee. Staff does not read incoming inmate mail, but they do check it for contraband.

Sending Packages

Detainees are not allowed to receive care packages. However, with the approval of the ICE Deportation Officer, they are allowed to receive items that are considered necessary for travel or release from agency custody. Before sending packages to detainees, contact the facility mail clerk at:

CoreCivic – Webb County Detention Center
9998 U.S. 83
Laredo, TX 78046
(956) 723-1985

Detainees who are being removed from the United States are allowed to have one small piece of luggage, weighing up to 40 pounds. If a detainee does not already have baggage, they may have one bag sent after receiving approval from the Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer. 

Electronic devices (cell phones, electric razors, laptop computers, radios, etc.) cannot be included in the detainee's luggage for security reasons.

How to Call an Inmate

Detainees at Webb County Detention Center can't receive incoming calls. If you need to get in touch with a detainee to leave an urgent message, you must call (956) 723-1985 or (956) 729-4000.

The message must include the detainee’s full name, alien registration number, your name, and a telephone number where you can be reached. The detainee will be given your message.

How to Send Money

To send money to a detainee at Webb County Detention Center, mail a money order or cashier's check directly to the detainee. Do not send cash. Mail the cashier's check or money order to:

Webb County Detention Center
Detainee Full Name and Alien Number
9998 S. Zapata Hwy 83
Laredo, TX 78046
United States

To Post a Delivery Bond

When a detainee in ICE custody is placed into removal proceedings while they are in the United States, a delivery bond may be posted. When you post a delivery bond, you are required to show proof of identity.

Bonds for aliens detained by ICE can be posted at ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nationwide, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., local time. For a list of ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nearest you or for bond information, click here. You must have the last name of the detainee and their alien registration number before calling. 

Acceptable forms of payment for a delivery bond are money orders, cashier's checks, and certified checks. Payments must be made payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

Programs For Inmates

Detainees can take part in art and paint therapy. The facility is equipped with outdoor recreational areas for all. Religious programming is offered seven days a week by a full-time chaplain, and both group and individual spiritual counseling services are available.

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Careers at Webb County Detention Center

If you are interested in a career with CoreCivic/US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and would like more information about job openings at Webb County Detention Center, click here.