San Jose, Costa Rica

Fifth police station in San José

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2007

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: Direccion General de Migracion y Extrajeria (Governmental)

Detains: Not Available

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
No Data
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Costa Rica

1

Number of detention centres (2014)

417,768

International migrants (2019)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Farid Nahen Cordero Campos, Asesor Legal, Policia de Migracion y Extranjeria, fcordero@migracion.go.cr / Direccion General de Migracion, http://www.migracion.go.cr
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2007

Category Filter Criminal

Type Police station

2007
Operating period

Year of Entry 1996

Year Ceased 2005

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Direccion General de Migracion y Extrajeria

Type Governmental

2007
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2007
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)

Number 80

2002

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS