Depending on the country, the term used may be: detections, arrests, apprehensions, referrals, custody or detention. The figure reflects foreigners who have been arrested because they are in an irregular migratory situation, depending on the country of nationality and age groups.



*Central American Countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, y Panamá

**Caribbean countries: Guyana, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, St. Lucia and Suriname

The data is responsability of the sources:

Belize: Department of Immigration and Nationality Services
El Salvador: General Directorate of Migration and Foreigners (DGME)
Guyana: Department of Citizenship and Immigration Guyana Bureau of Statistics
Jamaica: Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ)
Nicaragua: General Directorate of Migration and Foreigners (DGME)
Saint Lucia: Department of Immigration (Ministry of the Interior and National Security)Costa Rica: General Directorate of Migration and Foreigners (DGME)
Guatemala: Guatemalan Migration Institute
Honduras: National Migration Institute
Mexico: Migration Policy Unit (Department of the Interior)
Panama: National Migration Service
Surinam: Foreign Service Department