CBS News: Government medical advisers urge ICE to expand COVID-19 vaccinations for immigrant detainees

Government medical advisers urge ICE to expand COVID-19 vaccinations for immigrant detainees This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower clients Drs. Scott Allen and Josiah “Jody” Rich, and was originally published here. Two medical advisers for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) implored the U.S. government on Wednesday to expand COVID-19 vaccination access and [...]

Press Release: DHS Medical Experts in Detention Health Send Letter to Department of Homeland Security on the Need for Boosters in Immigration Detention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 26, 2022 DHS Medical Experts in Detention Health Send Letter to Department of Homeland Security on the Need for Boosters in Immigration Detention DHS Failures to Implement CDC, Doctors’ Recommendations and Protective Measures Continue to Endanger Immigrants, Workers and the Public From COVID-19 WASHINGTON – Today, medical experts at the [...]

Press Release: Nurse Dawn Wooten Discusses Her Experience as a Whistleblower on the New Yorker Radio Hour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2022 Nurse Dawn Wooten Discusses Her Experience as a Whistleblower on the New Yorker Radio Hour WASHINGTON—The New Yorker Radio Hour has released their most recent episode featuring Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dawn Wooten, a former nurse at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Irwin County Detention Center [...]

The Week: COVID-19 cases in ICE detention centers have jumped 520 percent this year

COVID-19 cases in ICE detention centers have jumped 520 percent this year This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dr. Scott Allen, and was originally published here. The number of COVID-19 infections among U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees has risen 520 percent since the start of the new year, CBS News reports, "prompting [...]

CBS: Coronavirus infections inside U.S. immigration detention centers surge by 520% in 2022

Coronavirus infections inside U.S. immigration detention centers surge by 520% in 2022 This article features Government Accountability Project’s client, Dr. Scott Allen, and was originally published here. The number of coronavirus infections among immigrants detained at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers has surged by 520% since the start of 2022, prompting calls [...]

Whistleblower Network News: DHS OIG Releases Report on Conduct at Irwin County Detention Center, Target of Whistleblower Complaints in 2020

DHS OIG Releases Report on Conduct at Irwin County Detention Center, Target of Whistleblower Complaints in 2020 This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dawn Wooten, and was originally published here. On January 3, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report entitled “Medical Processes and Communication Protocols [...]

Press Release: OIG Report Confirms Whistleblower Claims of Wrongdoing at Irwin County Detention Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2022 OIG Report Confirms Whistleblower Claims of Wrongdoing at Irwin County Detention Center WASHINGTON- Yesterday the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its final report, “Medical Processes and Communication Protocols Need Improvement at Irwin County Detention Center” outlining Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) grave shortcomings [...]

Psychology Today: Forced Sterilization Is Not a Relic of the Past

Forced Sterilization Is Not a Relic of the Past This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dawn Wooten, and was originally published here. The words “forced sterilization” bring to mind shameful stories from the American past. The eugenics movement of the early 20th century promoted the notion that the way to improve the [...]

2021-12-20T10:04:34-05:00December 20th, 2021|Coronavirus Whistleblowers, ICE Detention, In The News|

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: New film explores Georgia immigration jail through a COVID-19 lens

New film explores Georgia immigration jail through a COVID-19 lens This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dawn Wooten, and was originally published here. As COVID-19 began spreading through a South Georgia immigration jail, one detainee fashioned a face mask from a sock. Another used a headphone cord to secure a plastic cup [...]

2021-12-02T15:32:57-05:00December 2nd, 2021|Coronavirus Whistleblowers, ICE Detention, In The News|