Tapachula, Chiapas

Tapachula Estacion Migratoria (Siglo XXI)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Instituto Nacional de Migracion

Management: Instituto Nacional de Migracion (Governmental)

Detains: Accompanied minors, Families, Disabled persons, Adult women, Adult men, LGBTI persons, Unaccompanied minors, Estación Migratoria

Capacity Deaths at facility Conditions complaints?
960
Yes
YES

2019

Mexico

8,524

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

53,507

Detained children (2019)

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FACILITY NAMES
Tapachula Estacion Migratoria (Siglo XXI)
Location

Country: Mexico

City & Region: Tapachula, Chiapas, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 14.9201954792, -92.259106636

Contact Information
Estación migratoria en Tapachula
Titular: Lic. Carlos Moreno Flores
Domicilio Carretera Nueva Alemania, Km. 1.5 a un costado del Hospital, COFAL, C.P. 30710, Tapachula, Chiapas.
Teléfono(s) 01(962)128 22 673 al 80

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Estación Migratoria

2018
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2006

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2012
Management

Name Instituto Nacional de Migracion

Type Governmental

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Policía Auxiliar

Service Security

2018
Custodial Authorities

Agency Instituto Nacional de Migracion

Ministry Secertaria de Gobernacion

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2012

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Accompanied minors

2018

Name Families

2018

Name Disabled persons

2018

Name Adult women

2018

Name Adult men

2018

Name LGBTI persons

2018

Name Unaccompanied minors

2018

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult women

2017

Name Accompanied minors

2017

Name Families

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2018

Name Trafficked persons (administrative)

2018

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 960

2019

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 960

2011

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2018

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2018
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2018

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2018
Inadequate conditions

Temperature

2019

Access to clean drinking water

2019

Showers and toilets

2019

Access to internet

2018

Access to telephones

2018

Bedding and clothing

2018

Cell space

2018

Food provision

2018

Hygiene

2018

Medical care

2018

Overcrowding

2018

Solitary confinement

2018

Protection from Physical Violence

2018

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2012
Armed External Guards

Yes

2018

STAFF

Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2018

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2017

No

2012
Family Segregation

Yes

2017
Age Segregation

Yes

2018

No

2012

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

National non-governmental groups

2018

Yes

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

2018

Yes

International Organization for Migration

2018

Yes

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

2018
Family Access

Yes

2018
Consular Access

Yes

2018

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