Canton Ticino

Reception and Registration Centre Chiasso

Status

Type: Administrative (Secure reception centre)

Authority:

Detains: Asylum seekers

Capacity

Not available

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees

2,155

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Secure reception centre

2011
Center status
National typology
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Security Regime

Security Level Semi-secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Medium-term (4-20 days)

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011
Management
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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Demographics
Gender segregation
Legal segregation
Family segregation
Age segregation
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Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
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Total number of detainees (year)
Average daily population
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Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Office Federale des Migrations

Ministry Federal Department of Justice and Police

Ministry Typology Justice

2011
Facility owner
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Area of authority or operations