Americas

Antigua and Barbuda flag Antigua and Barbuda
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 0 (2022)
Argentina flag Argentina
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 11689 (2023)
Bahamas flag Bahamas
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 31 (2023)
Barbados flag Barbados
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 0 (2023)
Belize flag Belize
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 1982 (2023)
Bolivia  flag Bolivia
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 61 (2023)
Brazil flag Brazil
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 89519 (2023)
Canada flag Canada
  • Immigration detainees: 8825 (2020)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: 2 (2020)
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  • International migrants: 169092 (2023)
Cayman Islands (British Overseas Territory)
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  • International migrants: 246 (2023)
Chile flag Chile
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 12440 (2023)
Colombia flag Colombia
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 23839 (2023)
Costa Rica flag Costa Rica
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 195463 (2023)
Cuba flag Cuba
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 22 (2023)
Dominica flag Dominica
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: Not Available (2022)
Dominican Republic flag Dominican Republic
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 2175 (2022)
Ecuador flag Ecuador
  • Immigration detainees: 2662 (2010)
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  • International migrants: 9364 (2023)
El Salvador flag El Salvador
  • Immigration detainees: 1229 (2009)
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 80 (2008)
  • International migrants: 158 (2023)
Grenada flag Grenada
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 0 (2022)
Guatemala flag Guatemala
  • Immigration detainees: 563 (2015)
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 100 (2015)
  • International migrants: 1863 (2023)
Guyana flag Guyana
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 116 (2023)
Haiti flag Haiti
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: Not Available (2022)
Honduras flag Honduras
  • Immigration detainees: 4000 (2018)
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 40 (2015)
  • International migrants: 121 (2023)
Jamaica flag Jamaica
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 0 (2023)
Mexico flag Mexico
  • Immigration detainees: 318660 (2022)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: 13242 (2019)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2018)
  • Estimated detention capacity: 8524 (2020)
  • International migrants: 259364 (2023)
Nicaragua flag Nicaragua
  • Immigration detainees: 880 (1995)
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 40 (2015)
  • International migrants: 124 (2023)
Panama flag Panama
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2020)
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  • International migrants: 8266 (2023)
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)
  • International migrants: 1318 (2023)
Peru flag Peru
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 538975 (2023)
Saint Kitts and Nevis flag Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 14 (2023)
Saint Lucia flag Saint Lucia
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines flag Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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Suriname flag Suriname
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 2811 (2023)
Trinidad and Tobago flag Trinidad and Tobago
  • Immigration detainees: 131 (2014)
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 150 (2011)
  • International migrants: 24267 (2023)
United States flag United States
  • Immigration detainees: 182869 (2020)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: 15381 (2020)
  • Detained asylum seekers: 44270 (2016)
  • Estimated detention capacity: 45000 (2019)
  • International migrants: 2195300 (2023)
Uruguay flag Uruguay
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 21151 (2023)
Venezuela flag Venezuela
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 1578 (2023)

*All of the countries that are in this region are not necessarily listed on this page.