Quick Facts

 

Dedicated migrant detention centres: 6 (2009)

Total capacity of dedicated centres: 2,757 (2009)

Total number of detainees at dedicated centres during entire year: 8,585 (2008)

Est. undocumented population: 62,000-114,000 (2005)

Number of pending asylum applicants: 9,743 (end of 2008)

Max. length of detention: No legal limit

Last updated: April 2012

Netherlands Country Links

 

 

 

 

Government Agencies

 

Advisory Committee on Alien Affairs

http://www.acvz.com/

 

Aliens Police

http://www.politie.nl/

 

Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers

http://www.coa.nl/NED/website/home.asp

 

Custodial Institutions Service

http://www.dji.nl/

 

General Intelligence and Security Services

https://www.aivd.nl/

 

Immigration Coordination Department

http://www.justitie.nl/organisatie/wie-is-justitie/organigram/Internationale_Aangelegenheden_en_Vreemdelingenzaken/coordinatie-vreemdelingenketen.aspx

 

Immigration and Naturalisation Service

www.ind.nl

 

Ministry of Justice

http://english.justitie.nl/

 

Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

http://home.szw.nl/index.cfm

 

Repatriation and Departure Service, Ministry of Justice

http://english.dienstterugkeerenvertrek.nl/

 

 



International Organisations

 

International Organisation for Migration - Netherlands

http://www.iom.int/jahia/Jahia/activities/europe/western-europe/netherlands

 

 

 

NGOs and Research Institutions

 

Amnesty International Netherlands

www.amnesty.nl

 

Dutch Refugee Council 

www.vluchtelingenwerk.nl

 

Getting the Voice Out

http://www.gettingthevoiceout.org

 

Netherlands Refugee Foundation

www.vluchteling.org

 

 

 

Media

 

Algemeen Dagblad (Dutch)

http://www.ad.nl/

 

De Telegraaf  (Dutch)

http://www.telegraaf.nl/

 

Dutch News (English)

http://www.dutchnews.nl/

 

NIS News Bulletin (English)

http://www.nisnews.nl/