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Cayman Islands (British Overseas Territory) Immigration Detention

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New asylum applications (2016): 177

Centres List

No detention centres data available

Statistics Expand all



190

Criminal prison population

2014

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
1902014


16

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2009

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
162009


325

Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)

2014

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
3252014



13

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
132016
122015
62014


177

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
1772016


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016

Domestic Law Expand all

Maximum length of time in custody prior to issuance of a detention order
Number of DaysObservation Date
12345678.912013
Maximum length of detention for persons detained upon arrival at ports of entry
Number of DaysObservation Date
5492013

Institutions Expand all

Custodial authority Show sources
AgencyMinistryMinistry TypologyObservation Date
Immigration DepartmentImmigration DepartmentImmigration or Citizenship2012
Detention Facility Management Show sources
Entity NameEntity TypeObservation Date
Immigration DepartmentGovernmental2012
Types of detention facilities used in practice
Immigration detention centre (Administrative)Immigration field office (Administrative)Transit centre (Administrative)Reception centre (Administrative)Offshore detention centre (Administrative)Hospital (Administrative)Border guard (Administrative)Police station (Criminal)National penitentiary (Criminal)Local prison (Criminal)Juvenile detention centre (Criminal)Informal camp (Ad hoc)Immigration detention centre (Ad hoc)Surge facility (Ad hoc)Observation Date
2015
2014

Country Links

Government Agencies

Ministry of Home Affairs, http://mha.gov.ky/the-minister/

International Organisations

UNHCR Cayman Islands Country Information Page (Regional Representation in Washington), http://www.unhcr.org/cayman-islands.html

NGO & Research Institutions

Media

Cayman Compass, https://www.caymancompass.com/


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