Sursee, Canton Lucerne

Sursee "Big Yard" Deportation Prison (Grosshof Ausschaffungsgefängnis Sursee)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority:

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

14

2011

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
Centralstrasse 24 6210 Sursee Tel. 041 921 28 37 Fax. 041 921 28 52
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010

Status In use

2008
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2008
Operating period

Year of Entry 2003

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
Demographics

Name Adult men

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 14

2011
Management
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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