Nicaragua Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Nicaragua, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Nicaragua Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Nicaragua: Country Page Report: Immigration Detention in Nicaragua (2015) Submission to the UN Committee on Migrant Workers: List of Issues Prior to Reporting […]
Immigration Detention in Nicaragua
One of the poorest countries in the Americas, Nicaragua nevertheless has specific immigration detention laws and policies and maintains a dedicated immigration detention in Managua, which it terms an albergue (or shelter). Asylum seekers can be subject to detention while other vulnerable groups, including children and victims of trafficking, tend to be housed in shelters. […]
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 […]