Last updated: January 2013

Mexico Detention Profile

List of Detention Sites  

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Name Status (Year) Location GDP Facility Type Detention Timeframe Security Authority Management Capacity Demographics & Segregation
Acapulco Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Acapulco, Guerrero Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 10 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Acayucan Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Acayucan, Veracruz Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 836 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Agua Prieta Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Agua Prieta, Sonora Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 15 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Aguascalientes Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 10 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Cabo San Lucas Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Los Cabos, Baja California Sur Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 18 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Campeche Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Campeche, Campeche Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 3 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Cancun Aeropuerto Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Cancun, Quintana Roo Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 12 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Chetumal Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Chetumal, Quintana Roo Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 70 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Chihuahua Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Chihuahua, Chihuahua Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 40 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Ciudad Cuauht‚moc Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Ciudad Cuauht‚moc, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 30 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Ciudad del Carmen Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 7 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Ciudad Juarez Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 60 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Comitan Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Comitan, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 80 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Echegaray Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Echegaray, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion   Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
El Ceibo Estacion Provisional In use (2012) El Ceibo,Tabasco Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 65 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
El Hueyate Estacion Provisional In use (2012) El Hueyate, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 80 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Escarcega Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Escarcega, Campeche Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 40 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Guadalajara Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Guadalajara, Jalisco Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 17 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Hermosillo Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Hermosillo, Sonora Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 40 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Huehuetan Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Huehuetan, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 30 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Iztapalapa Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) IIztapalapa, Distrito Federal Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 430 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Janos Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Janos, Chihuahua Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 88 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
La Ventosa Estacion Provisional In use (2012) La Ventosa, Oaxaca Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 65 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Matamoros Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Matamoros, Tamaulipas Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 30 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Mazatlan Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Mazatlan, Sinaloa Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 38 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Merida Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Merida, Yucatan Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 30 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Mexicali Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Mexicali, Baja California Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 34 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Miguel Aleman Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Miguel Aleman, Tamaulipas Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 6 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Monterrey Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Monterrey, Nuevo Le¢n Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 15 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Morelia Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Morelia, Michoacan Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 25 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Nogales Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Nogales, Sonora Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 3 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Nuevo Laredo Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 24 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Oaxaca Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Oaxaca, Oaxaca Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 40 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Pachuca Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Pachuca, Hidalgo Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 37 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Palenque Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Palenque, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 35 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Piedras Negras Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Piedras Negras, Coahuila Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 10 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Playas de Catazaja Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Playas de Catazaja, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 20 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Puebla Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Puebla, Puebla Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 60 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Quertaro Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Quertaro, Quertaro Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 35 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Reynosa Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Reynosa, Tamaulipas Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 50 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Salina Cruz Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Salina Cruz, Oaxaca Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 25 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Saltillo Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Saltillo, Coahuila Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 60 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
San Cristobal de las Casas Estacion Provisional In use (2012) San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 70 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
San Gregorio Chamic Estacion Provisional In use (2012) San Gregorio Chamic, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 30 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
San Luis Potosi Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 21 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
San Pedro Tapanatepec Estacion Provisional In use (2012) San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 30 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Tampico Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Tampico, Tamaulipas Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 40 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Tapachula Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Tapachula, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 960 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Tenosique Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Tenosique, Tabasco Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 100 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Tijuana Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Tijuana, Baja California Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 100 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Tlaxcala Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 40 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Torreon Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Torreon, Coahuila Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 21 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Tuxpam de Rodr¡guez Cano Estacion Provisional In use (2012) Tuxpam, Veracruz Migrant detention centre Medium-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 4 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Tuxtla Gutierrez Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 80 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)
Veracruz Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Veracruz, Veracruz Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 34 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Villahermosa Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Villahermosa, Tabasco Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 70 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Zacatecas Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Zacatecas, Zacatecas Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 20 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females, minors (2011)
Zihuatanejo Estacion Migratoria In use (2012) Zihuatanejo, Guerrero Migrant detention centre Long-term Secure Secertaria de Gobernacion/Instituto Nacional de Migracion Instituto Nacional de Migracion 10 (2011) Single adult males, single adult females (2011)

 

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