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, Shelter [Centro de albergue]

Capacity Conditions complaints? Reported population
100
YES

2008

No Data
Guatemala

100

Estimated detention capacity (2015)

1

Number of detention centres (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Albergue de la Direccion General de Migracion
Location

Country: Guatemala

City & Region: Guatemala, 35 avenida 23-61, colonia Vivibien, zona 5, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 14.624126, -90.498656

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2015
National typology

Name Shelter [Centro de albergue]

2015
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2007

Center Status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015
Management

Name Dirección General de Migración

Type Governmental

2015
Custodial Authorities

Agency Dirección General de Migración

Ministry Ministerio de Gobernacion

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2015

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult women

2015

Name Adult men

2015

Name Families

2015
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 100

2015
Total Migration Detainees at Facility: Flow + Stock (year)

Number 563

2015

Number 526

2014

Number 341

2013

Number 308

2012

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Access to telephones

2008

Ventilation

2008

Recreation

2008

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2015
Armed External Guards

Yes

2010

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2015
Family Segregation

Yes

2016

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

National ombudsman or human rights institution

2015

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