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Prisons used for the detention of migrants: 3 (2011)

Migrant detention facilities: 3 (2011)

Est. total immigration detention capacity: 2,500 (2011)

Max. length of administrative detention: No limit

Asylum seekers: 30,000 (2010)

Migrant workers: 300,000 (2010)

Est. undocumented foreign workers: 120,000 - 300,000 (2010)

Number of deportations: 3,300 (2008)

 

Last updated: February 2011

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