Algeciras (former prison, remodeled in 2003)

Centro de Internamiento de Extranjeros-Algeciras

Status

In use

2022

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

Management: Ministerio del Interior/Direccion General de la Policia (Governmental)

Detains: Asylum seekers (administrative), Unaccompanied minors, Adult women, Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
192
2

YES

2017

Spain

2,082

Migration Detainees

766

Detained Asylum Seekers

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FACILITY NAMES
Centro de Internamiento de Extranjeros-Algeciras
Location

Country: Spain

City & Region: Algeciras (former prison, remodeled in 2003), Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 36.1297803, -5.4476981

Contact Information
Avenida Gesto por la Paz s/n

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2022

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2018

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2017

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Centros de Internamiento de Extranjeros

2019
Management

Name Ministerio del Interior/Direccion General de la Policia

Type Governmental

2017

Name Ministerio del Interior/Direccion General de la Policia

Type Governmental

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

Ministry Ministerio del Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2012
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2003

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Unaccompanied minors

2017

Name Adult women

2017

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult women

2011

Name Adult men

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2017

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2017

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2016

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2016

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 192

2011
Total Migration Detainees: Entries + Remaining from Previous Year

Number 104

2020

Number 3076

2011
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)
Number
Date
2
110

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 26

2018

Number of Days 16

2015

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

Inadequate conditions

Medical care

2017

Access to clean drinking water

2017

Temperature

2017

Showers and toilets

2017

Cell space

2017

Ventilation

2017

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2012

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2012
Age Segregation

Not Available

2017

Not Applicable

2012
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2017

No

2012
Family Segregation

Not Applicable

2012

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access
Access?
Type of Institution
Obsv. Date
Yes
National Preventive Mechanism under OPCAT
2017
Yes
National non-governmental groups
2017

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