Las Palmas de Gran Canarias

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

Status

In use

2021

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

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

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Centros de Internamiento de Extranjeros

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
168
No Data
No Data
Spain

2,224

Immigration detainees (2020)

42

Detained children (2020)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

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

Center Status

Status In use

2021

Status Temporarily closed

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016
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
Custodial Authorities

Agency Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

Ministry Ministerio del Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2011

STATISTICS & DATA

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
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 168

2011
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 337

2020

Number 426

2017

Number 371

2011
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 25

2018

Number of Days 26

2015

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inadequate conditions

Detention Centre inadequate condition Access to clean drinking water

2017

Detention Centre inadequate condition Cell space

2017

Detention Centre inadequate condition Ventilation

2017

Detention Centre inadequate condition Temperature

2017

Detention Centre inadequate condition Showers and toilets

2017
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2011
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2017
Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National Preventive Mechanism under OPCAT

2017