Las Palmas de Gran Canarias

Centro de Internamiento de Extranjeros-Las Palmas de Gran Canarias ("Barranco Seco")

Status

Temporarily closed

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

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

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers,

Demographics

Adult women, Adult men

Capacity

168

Reports of Inadequate Conditions

YES

Spain

7,855

Immigration detainees (2018)

Estimated detention capacity ()

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Barranco Seco s/n Las Palmas de G.C. C.P. 35015 Tel. 00349228323200
Center status

Status Temporarily closed

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2017

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011
National typology

Name Centros de Internamiento de Extranjeros

2019
Operating period

Year of Entry 1998

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Ministerio del Interior/Direccion General de la Policia

Type Governmental

2017

Name Ministerio del Interior/Direccion General de la Policia

Type Governmental

2011
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Estimated average detention period (days)

Number of Days 25

2018

Number of Days 26

2015
Demographics

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 Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2016

Name

2016

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2011
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2017
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 168

2011
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 426

2017

Number 371

2011
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to clean drinking water

2017

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Cell space

2017

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2017

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Temperature

2017

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2017
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National Preventive Mechanism under OPCAT

2017
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Reported overstays at facility
Family segregation
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Average daily population
Reported population at a specific time
Reported overpopulation
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Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Family access
Consular access
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Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

Ministry Ministerio del Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2011
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
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Area of authority or operations