Immigration detention

Alternate Term Label:
Alien detention centers
NARROWER TERMS
Report

The detention drain: how immigration detention hurts New Mexico’s economy

This report examines a large immigration detention center in rural New Mexico, run by CoreCivic, one of the largest private corporations running prisons and detention centers.
Discussion paper

The harsh reality of onshore immigration detention in Australia

Drawing on the voices of visitors, this brief sets out key facts on the current situation in onshore immigration detention in Australia; the conditions and impacts of prolonged detention; the important role of visitors and the nature of restrictive rules and regulations on visiting detention...
Report

Lives on hold: refugees and asylum seekers in the ‘Legacy Caseload’

This report reveals the human rights situation for approximately 30,000 refugees and asylum seekers who arrived in Australia by boat before 1 January 2014. Due to a number of legal and policy changes since 2012, these people are treated differently from other groups of asylum...
Report

Risk management in immigration detention

People held in immigration detention, as well as staff working in detention facilities, face genuine risks to their health, safety, security and their human rights more broadly. This report assesses how the Australian government identifies and manages those risks.
Report

Australian Human Rights Commission inspection of Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre: report

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre (CIIDC) in August 2017.
Report

Australian Human Rights Commission inspection of Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation: report

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation (BITA) facility in September 2017.
Commentary

Playing God

On any fair reading, the cases of the nannies don’t go anywhere near meeting the ministry's own guidelines for formal ministerial intervention.
Report

Australian Human Rights Commission inspection of Perth Immigration Detention Centre: report

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Perth Immigration Detention Centre (PIDC) in August 2017.
Report

Australian Human Rights Commission inspection of Adelaide Immigration Transit Accommodation: report

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Adelaide Immigration Transit Accommodation (AITA) facility in July 2017.
Policy report

Eroding our identity as a generous nation

This report outlines the issues and concerns about Australia’s asylum policies and practices that RCOA gathered in 2014 and 2015. It provides an overview of the issues that people seeking asylum themselves have raised, as well as concerns communicated by individuals and agencies supporting people...