Department of Homeland Security

Public Statement Submitted Urging Congress to End the Abusive Use of Solitary Confinement in ICE Detention After 10 Years of Torture

April 23, 2024  Public Statement Submitted Urging Congress to End the Abusive Use of Solitary Confinement in ICE Detention After 10 Years of Torture   WASHINGTON– Yesterday, Government Accountability Project submitted a statement to Congress in support of the recent April 16, 2024 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, “Legacy of Harm: Eliminating the Abuse of [...]

Miles Taylor Honors Whistleblowers in Compelling New Podcast, The Whistleblowers: Inside The Trump Administration

On July 17, 2023 at the E Street Cinema in Washington, DC, Best Case Studios and iHeart Podcasts premiered the seventh episode of Miles Taylor’s new podcast “The Whistleblowers: Inside The Trump Administration.”

Medicine at Brown: Moral Authority

Medicine at Brown: Moral Authority  This article features Government Accountability Project clients, Drs. Scott Allen and Pam McPherson, and was originally published here.Two physicians with a record of calling out medical wrongdoing question why more doctors don’t.In 2014, internist Scott Allen MD’91 RES’94 was working as a consultant for the Office for Civil Rights and [...]

Democracy Now: Never Again: Human Rights Groups & Japanese Americans Warn Biden Against Jailing Migrant Families

Never Again: Human Rights Groups & Japanese Americans Warn Biden Against Jailing Migrant Families This video discusses Government Accountability Project whistleblower client, Dr. Scott Allen, and was originally published here. AMY GOODMAN: This week, nearly 400 human rights groups are urging President Biden not to reinstate the controversial practice of migrant family detention by Immigration and [...]

Washington Post: Opinion: As Biden Mulls Family Detention, Warnings from Inside Grow Louder

Washington Post: Opinion: As Biden Mulls Family Detention, Warnings from Inside Grow LouderThis op-ed features reports by Government Accountability Project's whistleblower clients, Drs. Scott Allen and Pamela McPherson, and was originally published here.When news leaked last week that the Biden administration is considering detaining migrant families who cross the border illegally, the reaction was swift and [...]

Letter: Re: Permanently end family detention

March 15, 2023 The Honorable Joseph R. Biden President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20500 Re: Permanently end family detention Dear President Biden: The undersigned 383 organizations write to express our grave concern over reports that your administration is considering returning to the policy of family detention [...]

Chicago Sun Times: Reinstating detention of migrant families? U.S. has a better alternative that already works.

Reinstating detention of migrant families? U.S. has a better alternative that already works. This op-ed features Government Accountability Project's whistleblower clients, Drs. Scott Allen and Pamela McPherson, and was originally published here. In an effort to get ahead of an expiring public health measure that allowed the United States to quickly remove migrants, President [...]

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Plans to Detain Migrant Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  March 8, 2023  Government Accountability Project Condemns Plans to Detain Migrant Families  WASHINGTON — On Monday, The New York Times reported that the Biden administration is contemplating the reinstatement of family detention for asylum seekers at the southern border. Government Accountability Project strongly condemns this decision if implemented.   Our clients, Drs. [...]

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia ICE Whistleblower Files Suit Against Private Prison Company

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia ICE Whistleblower Files Suit Against Private Prison Company This article features Government Accountability Project whistleblower client, Dawn Wooten, and was originally published here. A whistleblower who came forward with explosive allegations of medical abuse at a since shuttered immigrant jail in Ocilla is suing the private prison company that ran [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Files First Amendment Complaint on Behalf of Whistleblower Nurse Dawn Wooten

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 11, 2023  Government Accountability Project Files First Amendment Complaint on Behalf of Whistleblower Nurse Dawn Wooten WASHINGTON—On December 29, 2022, Dawn Wooten, through her attorneys at the Government Accountability Project in Washington, DC and Jack Batson of Augusta, GA, filed a complaint in federal district court alleging that LaSalle Corporation and [...]