Americas

Antigua and Barbuda flag Antigua and Barbuda
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  • International migrants: 1 (2013)
Argentina flag Argentina
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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Bahamas flag Bahamas
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  • International migrants: 0 (2016)
Belize flag Belize
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Canada flag Canada
  • Immigration detainees: 6251 (2017)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: 11 (2017)
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Cayman Islands (British Overseas Territory)
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  • International migrants: 177 (2016)
Costa Rica flag Costa Rica
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Ecuador flag Ecuador
  • Immigration detainees: 2662 (2010)
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El Salvador flag El Salvador
  • Immigration detainees: 1229 (2009)
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 80 (2008)
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Grenada flag Grenada
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  • International migrants: 0 (2016)
Guatemala flag Guatemala
  • Immigration detainees: 563 (2015)
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 100 (2015)
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Honduras flag Honduras
  • Immigration detainees: 4000 (2018)
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 40 (2015)
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Mexico flag Mexico
  • Immigration detainees: 179335 (2019)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: 7326 (2017)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2018)
  • Estimated detention capacity: 8524 (2020)
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Nicaragua flag Nicaragua
  • Immigration detainees: 880 (1995)
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 40 (2015)
  • International migrants: 202 (2016)
Panama flag Panama
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Paraguay flag Paraguay
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: Not Available (2019)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2019)
  • Estimated detention capacity: Not Available (2020)
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Saint Kitts and Nevis flag Saint Kitts and Nevis
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  • International migrants: 5 (2016)
Trinidad and Tobago flag Trinidad and Tobago
  • Immigration detainees: 131 (2014)
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 150 (2011)
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United States flag United States
  • Immigration detainees: 323591 (2017)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: 59170 (2016)
  • Detained asylum seekers: 44270 (2016)
  • Estimated detention capacity: 44000 (2017)
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*All of the countries that are in this region are not necessarily listed on this page.