Press Release: Concerning Results from OSHA Investigation Emphasize Ongoing Dangers from COVID-19 at Irwin County Detention Facility, ICE Detention Generally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 19, 2021 Concerning Results from OSHA Investigation Emphasize Ongoing Dangers from COVID-19 at Irwin County Detention Facility, ICE Detention Generally WASHINGTON – Today, Government Accountability Project alerted key Congressional offices about the results of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC), a facility [...]

2021-10-19T11:05:17-04:00October 19th, 2021|COVID19, ICE Detention, Immigration, Press release|

Press Statement: OIG Findings of ICE Mismanagement Confirm Whistleblower Concerns Raised Throughout the Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2021  OIG Findings of ICE Mismanagement Confirm Whistleblower Concerns Raised Throughout the Pandemic  Since the earliest days of the pandemic, whistleblowers have spoken up about mismanagement of COVID-19 in ICE facilities. Now its oversight agency validated those concerns and issued recommendations for reform.   WASHINGTON – On September 7, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security’s [...]

Press Release: New, Detailed Whistleblower Evidence Further Documenting Abuses of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Warehoused by the Federal Government at Fort Bliss and Other Emergency Intake Sites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 8, 2021 New, Detailed Whistleblower Evidence Further Documenting Abuses of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Warehoused by the Federal Government at Fort Bliss and Other Emergency Intake Sites Government Accountability Project’s Third Whistleblower Complaint WASHINGTON – Today, Government Accountability Project filed its third complaint with federal oversight agencies detailing abuses at the [...]

2021-09-08T16:16:05-04:00September 8th, 2021|COVID19, Immigration, Press release|

The Hill: Excerpt from ‘When will the government apply its vaccine effort to migrants in ICE detention?’

Excerpt from 'When will the government apply its vaccine effort to migrants in ICE detention?' This op-ed was written by our clients Drs. Scott A. Allen and Josiah D. Rich and was originally published here. 'President Biden is correct to cite the success of vaccines in reducing the impact of COVID-19 on individuals and communities. In [...]

Axios: Whistleblowers: Depression plagues migrant children in border camp

Whistleblowers: Depression plagues migrant children in border camp This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Arthur Pearlstein and was originally published here. Unaccompanied migrant children detained in the U.S. Fort Bliss Army base in Texas live in poor mental and physical conditions, according to a whistleblower complaint submitted to Congress and government watchdogs on Wednesday. Why it [...]

El Paso Herald-Post: Op-Ed: Chaos at Fort Bliss Refugee Camp

Op-Ed: Chaos at Fort Bliss Refugee Camp This article features our clients Arthur Pearlstein and Lauren Reinhold and was originally published here. One would think that $1,000,000,000 paid to contractors would result in gold-star treatment! But it didn’t. This bottomless pit of taxpayer-dollar-at-waste paid for “organizational chaos.” Both reports I read described the living conditions [...]

Hill Reporter: Whistleblowers at Border Shelter Say They Were Told to ‘Downplay’ COVID Outbreak Among Kids

Whistleblowers at Border Shelter Say They Were Told to ‘Downplay’ COVID Outbreak Among Kids This article features our clients Arthur Pearlstein and Lauren Reinhold and was originally published here. Two more whistleblowers have come forward to allege that children were mistreated by contractors and senior federal employee managers at a Department Health and Human Services [...]

Insider: Federal officials made ‘every effort’ to downplay a COVID-19 outbreak at a migrant children facility earlier this year, warning ‘politics will take over,’ whistleblowers say

Federal officials made ‘every effort’ to downplay a COVID-19 outbreak at a migrant children facility earlier this year, warning ‘politics will take over,’ whistleblowers say This article features Government Accountability Project and our clients Arthur Pearlstein and Lauren Reinhold and was originally published here. Federal officials tried to downplay a COVID-19 outbreak at a child [...]

Latin Post: Two Federal Whistleblowers Reveal HHS Instructions to Downplay Fort Bliss’ Migrant Children COVID-19 Outbreak

Two Federal Whistleblowers Reveal HHS Instructions to Downplay Fort Bliss’ Migrant Children COVID-19 Outbreak This article features Government Accountability Project and our clients Arthur Pearlstein and Lauren Reinhold and was originally published here. After serving as volunteers at a facility in Fort Bliss, two federal whistleblowers filed a complaint and allegedly claimed that the Department [...]

American Greatness: Whistleblowers Allege Cover-Up of COVID Outbreak at Facility for Illegal Minors

Whistleblowers Allege Cover-Up of COVID Outbreak at Facility for Illegal Minors This article features Government Accountability Project and our clients Arthur Pearlstein and Lauren Reinhold and was originally published here. Volunteers who served at a detention facility for underaged illegal aliens blew the whistle on Wednesday about an alleged plot to cover up the true [...]