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: Adult women, Adult men, Accompanied minors, Unaccompanied minors, Immigration Holding Centre

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
24
8

2020

Yes
Canada

138

Detained children (2020)

2

Number of detention centres (2017)

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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

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Immigration Holding Centre

2018
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2001

Center Status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
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

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult women

2012

Name Adult men

2012

Name Accompanied minors

2012

Name Unaccompanied minors

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 8

2020

Number 9

2020

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2013
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2013

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2012

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2012
Age Segregation

Yes

2012

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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