Tapachula, Chiapas

Tapachula Estacion Migratoria (Siglo XXI)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Asylum seekers, Trafficked persons, Undocumented migrants

Capacity

960

2019

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2019

Mexico

179,335

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Estación Migratoria

2018
Operating period

Year of Entry 2006

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Instituto Nacional de Migracion

Type Governmental

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Policía Auxiliar

Service Security

2018
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Armed guards

Armed Guards? Yes

2018
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2018
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
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2017

Gender Segregation No

2012
Family segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2017
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2018

Age Segregation No

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 960

2019

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 960

2011
Inspection grade

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2018
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Temperature

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to clean drinking water

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Solitary confinement

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Protection from Physical Violence

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to internet

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to telephones

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Bedding and clothing

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Cell space

2018
Mistreatment complaints

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2018
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National non-governmental groups

2018

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution UN High Commissioner for Refugees

2018

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International Organization for Migration

2018

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

2018
Family access

Family Access Yes

2018
Consular access

Consular Access Yes

2018
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2018
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2018
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Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Instituto Nacional de Migracion

Ministry Secertaria de Gobernacion

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2012
Facility owner
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