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New asylum applications (2016): 4,328

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82,898

Criminal prison population

2017

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
82,8982017
45,4642010
39,6842007
31,3112004
26,9682001
26,0591998
20,8991995
15,7181992


2.1

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2017

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
2.12017


260

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

2017

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
2602017
1542010
1392007
1142004
1022001
1031998
871995
691992



1,590

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
1,5902016
1,4882015
1,3032014


4,328

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
4,3282016


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016

International Law Expand all

International treaties Show sources
NameRatification Year
OP CRC Communications Procedure2016
CRSSP, Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons2014
ICPED, International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance2012
CRPD, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2008
OPCAT, Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment2006
ICRMW, International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families2005
CTOCSP, Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime2002
CTOCTP, Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children2002
CRC, Convention on the Rights of the Child1990
CAT, Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment1988
PCRSR, Protocol to the Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees1983
CEDAW, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women1982
ICCPR, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights1978
ICESCR, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights1978
VCCR, Vienna Convention on Consular Relations1978
ICERD, International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination1971
CRSR, Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees1964
Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  17/19
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
CRPD, Optional Protocol to o the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities2008
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 19992001
CAT, declaration under article 22 of the Convention1988
ICERD, declaration under article 14 of the Convention1984
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 19661980
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
5/9
5/9
Relevant recommendations issued by treaty bodies Show sources
NameRecommendation ExcerptRecommendation Year
Committee on Migrant Workers"§31. take the necessary measures to guarantee that detention of migrant workers in an irregular situation is a measure of last resort and that detention in all circumstances is conducted in accordance with article 16 and article 17, paragraph 2, of the convention, and also with the committee’s general comment no. 2 on the rights of migrant workers in an irregular situation and members of their families. it also recommends that the state party should provide detailed information on this issue in its next periodic report, including the information mentioned in the previous paragraph."2015

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHR, American Convention on Human Rights1978
IACPPT, Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture1990
APACHR, Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights1995
CBDP, Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (Convention of Belem do Para)1996
IACFDP, Inter-American convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons2002

Visits by special procedures of the Human Rights Council Show sources
NameYear of VisitObservation Date
Working Group on arbitrary detention19982015
Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health20042015
Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants20042015
Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery20112015
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20082017
No2012

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Pew Global Attitudes Poll on Immigration Show sources
% who agree with the statement “We should restrict and control entry of people into our country more than we do now.”Observation Date
512013

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Additional Resources


Immigration Detention through the Lens of International Human Rights: Lessons from South America – Global Detention Project Working Paper No. 23

Why hasn’t South America witnessed the same growth in immigration detention regimes that has occurred in the rest of the world? This Global Detention Project Working Paper discusses developments across the region through the lens of international human rights standards.

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