Belize Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Belize, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Belize Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Belize: Country Page Report: Immigration Detention in Belize (2016) Submission to the UN Committee on Migrant Workers: Issues Regarding Immigration Detention in Mauritania […]
Immigration Detention in Belize
Belize’s immigration detention practices contrast with the policies of neighbouring countries in key ways. In particular, the country provides criminal sanctions for immigration-related infractions and appears to be the only nation in Central America that does not have a dedicated administrative immigration detention facility. […]
Donde Esta La Frontera?
IN THE EARLY MORNING OF DECEMBER 3, 2001, Kanu Okany Patel, a 35- year-old undocumented migrant from Gujarat, India, furtively made his way to the bathroom of a government-run detention center in Guatemala City, tied one end of a sturdy cord he’d secretly stripped from a window curtain around his neck, the other around a […]