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: Undocumented migrants

Demographics

Adult women, Adult men, Accompanied minors, Unaccompanied minors

Capacity

24

Reported population

8

2020

Canada

6,251

Immigration detainees (2017)

Estimated detention capacity ()

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Immigration Holding Centre

2018
Operating period

Year of Entry 2001

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canada Border Services Agency

Type Governmental

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012
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
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2012
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 24

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 24

2011
Reported population at a specific time

Number 8

2020

Number 9

2020
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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Specially trained personnel
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Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Canada Border Services Agency

Ministry Public Safety Canada

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Facility owner
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