Francistown

Centre for Illegal Immigrants

Status

In use

2019

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Department of Immigration and Citizenship

Management: Not Available

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Accompanied minors, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
500
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Botswana

110,596

International migrants (2019)

21

New asylum applications (2019)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Gerald Estates
Francistown
Botswana
Center status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2008
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2008
National typology

Name Centre for Illegal Migrants

Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
Demographics

Name Adult women

2008

Name Adult men

2008

Name Accompanied minors

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2008
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2008
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation

Family segregation

Family Segregation

Age segregation

Age Segregation

Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 500

2008
Management
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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