MSNBC: Abuse of migrant children didn’t start with Trump. It didn’t end with him, either.

Abuse of migrant children didn't start with Trump. It didn't end with him, either. This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A 2011 investigation by the Applied Research Center exposed how the federal government’s mistreatment of migrant children included separating them from their families, concluding that more than 5,000 children living in [...]

Telemundo: “They don’t feed them”: the shelter for migrant children in Texas that is “hell”

"They don't feed them": the shelter for migrant children in Texas that is "hell" This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Kaitlin Hess, and was originally published here. At a time when the Biden Administration is preparing for a massive influx of migrants to its border with Mexico, a letter sent to Congress by volunteers [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Raises Ongoing Concerns about Treatment of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children at HHS Emergency Intake Sites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2022 Government Accountability Project Raises Ongoing Concerns about Treatment of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children at HHS Emergency Intake Sites In the Face of Increasing Numbers in HHS Custody, Past Whistleblower Disclosures Remain Unanswered WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project called on Congress and federal oversight agencies to investigate and assess whether the [...]

Vice: Migrant Kids Face Danger, Trauma, and Separation at ‘Hellhole’ Border Tent Camp

Migrant Kids Face Danger, Trauma, and Separation at ‘Hellhole’ Border Tent Camp This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Kaitlin Hess, and was originally published here. Last spring, Kaitlin Hess paused her day job as a scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency to answer the Biden administration’s call for volunteers at the border, [...]

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Applauds the Biden Administration’s Responsible Immigration Policy Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2022 Government Accountability Project Applauds the Biden Administration’s Responsible Immigration Policy Changes The end of Title 42 and requirement of vaccinating detained migrants marks an improvement in the treatment of detainees. WASHINGTON – The Biden administration last week officially announced its plans to end the use of Title 42 and [...]

42 Orgs Challenge Biden’s NDAA Signing Statement

February 10, 2022 The Honorable Joseph Biden, Jr. President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear President Biden: We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our serious concern with your signing statement for the FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Presidential signing statements that signal the [...]

Daily Kos: DHS medical experts again sound alarm about risky ICE detention, urge access to boosters

DHS medical experts again sound alarm about risky ICE detention, urge access to boosters This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower clients, Drs. Scott Allen and Josiah “Jody” Rich, and was originally published here. Two of the physicians who last year urged vaccine access for detained immigrants are back to sounding the alarm, this time as confirmed COVID-19 cases [...]

Los Angeles Times: California settlement limits ICE from re-detaining immigrants freed because of COVID

California settlement limits ICE from re-detaining immigrants freed because of COVID This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower clients, Drs. Scott Allen and Josiah “Jody” Rich, and was originally published here. WASHINGTON — Immigration authorities must preserve coronavirus safety measures that allow for social distancing and vaccination mandates for staff and detainees at two California detention [...]

CBS News: Whistleblower complaint urges expanding COVID-19 vaccinations in ICE facilities

Whistleblower complaint urges expanding COVID-19 vaccinations in ICE facilities This video features information from 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 are urging the U.S. government to expand its COVID-19 vaccination and mitigation efforts in [...]

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 [...]