San Francisco (detention facility)


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US Gov Name San Francisco Detention Station
Facility Type Immigration Detention Station
Administrative Agency Immigration and Naturalization Service
Location San Francisco, California (37.7667 lat, -122.4167 lng)
Date Opened
Date Closed
Population Description Held Japanese immigrants arrested by the FBI in Northern California.
General Description Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) detention station located on Silver Avenue in San Francisco, California.
Peak Population
National Park Service Info

This facility was soon filled to capacity with detainees. In order to relieve crowding, the INS opened the Sharp Park Detention Station located twelve miles south.