Number of detainees held at Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre and then released

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Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to make a data access request about the number of detainees that were held at Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre and then released. May I know, in each of the years between 2018-20:

a) the number of detainees released each year.

Yours faithfully,

Raquel Amador

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (4) in ImmD CIC/6-5/10 (R)

Dear Mr. RAQUEL AMADOR,

Our department has received your application for access to information on
11.03.2021. Your application is now under processing. According to
paragraph 1.16 of the Code on Access to Information, our department will
inform you of the latest progress of the case separately on or before
31.03.2021.

Thank you for your attention.

Best Regards,

CHAU Kwok-cheung
for Director of Immigration

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (4) in ImmD CIC/6-5/10 (R)

Dear RAQUEL AMADOR,
I refer to your request for access to information on 11 March 2021 and our
interim reply to you on 18 March 2021.  I hereby provide you the following
information.

The number of release cases from the Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre
(“CIC”) from 2018 to 2020:

Year 2018 2019 2020
No. of detainees 6,295 5,362 4,088

I hope the information is useful to you.

Best Regards,
CHAU Kwok-cheung
for Director of Immigration

Dear Immigration Department,

Thank you for your reply. I would like to ask for some additional information regarding detainees held and then released at Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre. May I know:

A) the number of detainees held and then released in each of the years between 2010 – 2017

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 for additional information dated Sept 15, 2021. Please see the original request attached below and kindly respond soon.

Yours faithfully,

Raquel Amador

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Dear Immigration Department,

Thank you for your reply. I would like to ask for some additional information regarding detainees held and then released at Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre. May I know:

A) the number of detainees held and then released in each of the years between 2010 – 2017

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 October 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 October 2021, is now under our active processing.

Best regards

(Mr. W M Fung)
for Director of Immigration

From:        Raquel Amador <[FOI #579 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Immigration Department <[Immigration Department request email]>
Date:        06/10/2021 15:06
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Number of detainees
held at Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre and then released

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Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to follow up on my request for additional information dated
Sept 15, 2021. Please see the original request attached below and kindly
respond soon.

Yours faithfully,

Raquel Amador

* * *

Dear Immigration Department,

Thank you for your reply. I would like to ask for some additional
information regarding detainees held and then released at Castle Peak Bay
Immigration Centre. May I know:

A) the number of detainees held and then released in each of the years
between 2010 – 2017

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

Yours faithfully,

Raquel Amador

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Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (4) in ImmD CIC/6-5/10 (R)

Dear Raquel Amador,

Our department has received your follow-up application for access to
information on 06.10.2021. Your application is now under processing.
According to paragraph 1.16 of the Code on Access to Information, our
department will inform you of the latest progress of the case separately
on or before 26.10.2021.

If you have any enquiry, please contact the undersigned via this email.

Best Regards,

CHEUNG Kai-ho
for Director of Immigration

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (4) in ImmD CIC/6-5/10 (R)

Dear RAQUEL AMADOR,
I refer to your request for access to information on 6 October 2021 and
our previous replies under the same file reference on 31 March 2021 and 15
October 2021.  I hereby provide you the following information.

The number of release cases from the Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre
(“CIC”) from 2010 to 2017.

Year ^Note 1 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
No. of detainees 6,451 7,648 7,197 7,464 7,313 7,906 7,106 6,471

Note 1: The Immigration Department took over the management of the CIC
from the Correctional Services Department on 15 April 2010. The figures /
information in 2010 provided above cover the period from 15 April 2010 to
31 December 2010 only.

I hope the information is useful to you.

Best Regards,

CHEUNG Kai-ho
for Director of Immigration