Vancouver (Richmond), British Columbia

CBSA Vancouver Immigration Holding Centre

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Canada Border Services Agency

Management: Canada Border Services Agency (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
24
8

Yes

20 December 2013

Canada

8,825

Migration Detainees

2

Detained Unaccompanied Children

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FACILITY NAMES
CBSA Vancouver Immigration Holding Centre
Location

Country: Canada

City & Region: Vancouver (Richmond), British Columbia, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 49.1930351558, -123.1802558899

Contact Information
BC Immigration Holding Centre;
Vancouver International Airport;
Richmond, B.C.

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Immigration Holding Centre

2018
Management

Name Canada Border Services Agency

Type Governmental

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Canada Border Services Agency

Ministry Public Safety Canada

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2001

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Unaccompanied minors

2012

Name Accompanied minors

2012

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012

Name Accompanied minors

2011

Name Accompanied minors

2010
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 24

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 24

2011
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)
Number
Date
8
9

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2012

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2012
Age Segregation

Yes

2012

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

Reports of Deaths
Name of deceased individual
Date of death
N.A.
20 December 2013
Reports of self-harming
Self harm reported
Incident/Report date
Yes
20 December 2013

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