San Jose, Costa Rica, Hatillo Centro, 100 Meters Suroeste de la Clinica Solon Nunez

Centro de Aprehensión Temporal para Extranjeros en Condición Irregular (CATECI) (previously Centro de Aseguramiento para Extranjeros en Transito)

Status

Last documented use

2015

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Direccion General de Migracion y Extranjeria, Direccion General de Migracion y Extranjeria

Management: Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería and Policía Profesional (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
50
No Data
No Data
Costa Rica

1

Number of detention centres (2014)

417,768

International migrants (2019)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Avenida 48, Hatillo, San Jose Costa Rica Tel: +506-252-1600 / 299-8013


Center status

Status Last documented use

2015

Status In use

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2007
National typology

Name Centre for temporary detention for irregular migrants [Centro de Aprehensión Temporal para Extranjeros en Condición Irregular]

2015
Operating period

Year of Entry 2006

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería and Policía Profesional

Type Governmental

2014

Name Direccion General de Migracion y Extrajeria/Policia de Migracion y Extranjeria

Type Governmental

2007
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014

Security Level Secure

2007
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2007
Demographics

Name Adult women

2014

Name Adult men

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2014

Gender Segregation Yes

2007
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 50

2014

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 70

2007
Average daily population

Number 20

2015

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Direccion General de Migracion y Extranjeria

Ministry Ministerio de Gobernacion y Policia

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2014

Agency Direccion General de Migracion y Extranjeria

Ministry Ministerio de Gobernacion

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2007