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Data regarding bail granted to immigration detainees

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Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding bail granted to immigration detainees. May I know, in each of the years between 2015-20:

a) the number of people who were detained for immigration offences that were granted bail.

b) out of a), the percentage of people granted bail: 1) prior to detention 2) within 1 week of detention 3) after 1 week of detention

If a CSV or Excel format is possible, I would greatly appreciate it.

Yours faithfully,

Raquel Amador

Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to follow up on my request because I have not received a response. Kindly reply as soon as possible.

Yours faithfully,

Raquel Amador

Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to follow up again on my request from June 7, 2021. Kindly reply as soon as possible. I have attached the original request below for reference.

Yours faithfully,
Raquel Amador

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Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding bail granted to immigration detainees. May I know, in each of the years between 2015-20:

a) the number of people who were detained for immigration offences that were granted bail.

b) out of a), the percentage of people granted bail: 1) prior to detention 2) within 1 week of detention 3) after 1 week of detention

If a CSV or Excel format is possible, I would greatly appreciate it.

Yours faithfully,
Raquel Amador

Records and Data Management Section, Immigration Department

Dear Raquel Amador,

Thanks for your email of 6 September 2021.

Regarding your access to information request on the caption subject, you
may wish to note that we did not receive the said request mentioned in
your email before. Your request, which was received by us only via your
email below on 6 September 2021, is now under our active processing.

Best regards

(Mr. W M Fung)
for Director of Immigration

From:        Raquel Amador <[FOI #674 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Immigration Department <[Immigration Department request email]>
Date:        06/09/2021 16:49
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Data regarding bail
granted to immigration detainees

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Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to follow up again on my request from June 7, 2021. Kindly
reply as soon as possible. I have attached the original request below for
reference.

Yours faithfully,
Raquel Amador

* * * * *

Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding bail granted to
immigration detainees. May I know, in each of the years between 2015-20:

a) the number of people who were detained for immigration offences that
were granted bail.

b) out of a), the percentage of people granted bail: 1) prior to detention
2) within 1 week of detention 3) after 1 week of detention

If a CSV or Excel format is possible, I would greatly appreciate it.

Yours faithfully,
Raquel Amador

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Immigration Department

Our ref. : ImmD RM/6-5/10/2021/506(R)

 

Dear Raquel Amador,

 

I refer to your application for access to information received on 6
September 2021.

 

As time is required to gather information from various parties, pursuant
to paragraph 1.16 of the Code, you will be advised further in relation to
your request on or before 26 September 2021.

 

Thank you for your kind attention.

 

Regards,

LEUNG Noel

for Director of Immigration

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist at Hong Kong
Immigration Department [1]YouTube Channel. The concerned video clips have
Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English subtitles.

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Immigration Department

Our ref. : ImmD RM/6-5/10/2021/506(R)

Dear Raquel Amador,

 

Thank you for your application for access to information application of 6
September 2021 and our interim reply of 15 September 2021.

 

After careful consideration of your application, I must advise you that we
are not prepared to provide the information requested for the reason set
out in paragraph 2.9(d) of the Code on Access to Information which states
that a department may refuse to disclose information which could only be
made available by unreasonable diversion of a department’s resources.

 

If you are not satisfied with the above decision, you may ask the
Department to review the decision by writing to the Director of
Immigration, whose address is –

Immigration Tower

7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai

Hong Kong

 

Alternatively, you may complain to the Ombudsman, whose address is –

30/F, China Merchants Tower

Shun Tak Centre

168-200 Connaught Road Central

Hong Kong

Telephone : 2629 0555

Fax : 2882 8149

 

Access to Information Officer, Immigration Department

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist at Hong Kong
Immigration Department [1]YouTube Channel. The concerned video clips have
Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English subtitles.

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Dear Immigration Department,

Thank you for your reply. Instead of the years 2015 - 2020, would it be possible to receive the following information for Q1 of 2021?

a) the number of people who were detained for immigration offences that were granted bail.

b) out of a), the percentage of people granted bail: 1) prior to detention 2) within 1 week of detention 3) after 1 week of detention

If a CSV or Excel format is possible, I would greatly appreciate it.

Yours faithfully,

Raquel Amador

Immigration Department

Our ref. : ImmD RM/6-5/10/2021/562(R)

 

Dear Raquel Amador,
 

I refer to your request for information under the Code on Access to
Information dated 27 September 2021.

 

As time is required to gather information from various parties, we are
unable to provide you with the information sought at this stage.  Pursuant
to paragraph 1.16 of the Code on Access to Information, you will be
advised further in relation to your request on or before 17 October 2021.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please contact the
undersigned at 2829 4148.

 

Thank you for your kind attention.

  

Regards,

LEUNG Noel

for Director of Immigration

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist at Hong Kong
Immigration Department [1]YouTube Channel. The concerned video clips have
Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English subtitles.

show quoted sections

Immigration Department

Our ref. : ImmD RM/6-5/10/2021/562(R)

Dear Raquel Amador,

 

I refer to your application for access to information received on 27
September 2021 and our interim reply of 6 October 2021.

 

After careful consideration of your application, I must advise you that we
are not prepared to provide the information requested for the reason set
out in paragraph 2.9(d) of the Code on Access to Information which states
that a department may refuse to disclose information which could only be
made available by unreasonable diversion of a department’s resources.

 

If you are not satisfied with the above decision, you may ask the
Department to review the decision by writing to the Director of
Immigration, whose address is –

Immigration Tower

7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai

Hong Kong

 

Alternatively, you may complain to the Ombudsman, whose address is –

30/F, China Merchants Tower

Shun Tak Centre

168-200 Connaught Road Central

Hong Kong

Telephone : 2629 0555

Fax : 2882 8149

 

Access to Information Officer, Immigration Department

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist at Hong Kong
Immigration Department [1]YouTube Channel. The concerned video clips have
Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English subtitles.

show quoted sections

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