Guatemala, 35 avenida 23-61, colonia Vivibien, zona 5

Albergue de la Direccion General de Migracion

Status

In use

2019

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Dirección General de Migración

Management: Dirección General de Migración (Governmental)

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

Capacity Conditions complaints? Reported population
100
YES
No Data
Guatemala

563

Immigration detainees (2015)

100

Estimated detention capacity (2015)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2015
National typology

Name Shelter [Centro de albergue]

2015
Operating period

Year of Entry 2007

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Dirección General de Migración

Type Governmental

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2015
Armed guards

Armed Guards? Yes

2010
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Demographics

Name Adult women

2015

Name Adult men

2015

Name Families

2015
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2015
Family segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2016
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 100

2015
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 563

2015

Number 526

2014

Number 341

2013

Number 308

2012
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to telephones

2008

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2008

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Recreation

2008
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National ombudsman or human rights institution

2015

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Dirección General de Migración

Ministry Ministerio de Gobernacion

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2015