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Haiti Immigration Detention

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International migrants (2015): 39,500
New asylum applications (2013): 6

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10,500

Criminal prison population

2016

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
10,5002016
9,9212013


96

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

2016

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
962016
952013



10,711,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
10,711,0002015


39,500

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
39,5002015


0.4

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
0.42015


0

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
02016
32015
32014


6

Total number of new asylum applications

2013

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
62013


75

Refugee recognition rate

2014

  • Refugee recognition rate
NumberObservation Date
752014


2,302

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
2,3022016
02015

International Law Expand all

Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  11/19
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
CRPD, Optional Protocol to o the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities2009
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
1/6
1/6

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHR, American Convention on Human Rights1977
CBDP, Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (Convention of Belem do Para)1997

Visits by special procedures of the Human Rights Council Show sources
NameYear of VisitObservation Date
Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery20092015
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20162017
No2011

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
8242014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
1,9542014
Unemployment Rate Show sources
Unemployment RateObservation Date
2014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD) Show sources
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in USD)Observation Date
1,083.52014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
163Low2014

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Additional Resources


U.S. Immigration Policies: The Double Standard

This op-ed for the Chicago Trbiune assesses the U.S. detention policy enshrining a double standard between treatment of Haitians that was quietly issued in 2001 by the Bush administration in the hopes of deterring a wave of migrants and asylum seekers fleeing the rapidly deteriorating political and economic conditions in Haiti. Haitians making it to U.S. territory would […]

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