Family Detention

Mother Jones: A Doctor on ICE’s Response to the Pandemic: “You Could Call It COVID-19 Torture”

Note: this article, featuring our clients Drs. Scott Allen and Josiah Rich and Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. A Doctor on ICE’s Response to the Pandemic: “You Could Call It COVID-19 Torture” Instead of releasing people, ICE is holding immigrants in group quarantines the CDC says should only be used as a last [...]

Newsy: Doctor Who Treats COVID-19 Patients Urges ICE to Release Detainees

Note: this article and video, featuring our client Dr. Josiah "Jody" Rich, were originally published here. Doctor Who Treats COVID-19 Patients Urges ICE to Release Detainees He warns of a "tinderbox scenario" of many detainees getting sick all at once, which would overwhelm already strained hospitals. "This whole disease is terrifying. And at least for [...]

CNN: Doctors Warn of ‘Tinderbox Scenario’ if Coronavirus Spreads in ICE Detention

Note: this article, featuring our clients Scott Allen and Josiah Rich and our Senior Counsel and Director of Education Dana Gold, was originally published here.  Doctors Warn of 'Tinderbox Scenario' if Coronavirus Spreads in ICE Detention Two doctors who are medical experts for the Department of Homeland Security are sending a warning to members of [...]

The Washington Post: We Must Release Prisoners to Lessen the Spread of Coronavirus

This article, co-written by our client Dr. Scott Allen, was originally published here. We Must Release Prisoners to Lessen the Spread of Coronavirus Josiah Rich is professor of medicine and epidemiology at Brown University. Scott Allen is professor of medicine emeritus at the University of California at Riverside. Mavis Nimoh is executive director of the [...]

2020-03-18T13:51:36-04:00March 18th, 2020|Family Detention, Immigration, In The News|

GovExec: House Passes Bill to Boost Civil Rights at Homeland Security

Note: this article, featuring our clients Ellen Gallagher, Scott Allen, and Pamela McPherson and our Senior Counsel and Director of Education Dana Gold, was originally published here. House Passes Bill to Boost Civil Rights at Homeland Security Legislation follows surge of whistleblowers saying civil rights office has been neutered under Trump. he House on Monday [...]

ArkLaTex: Local Woman Details How She Became a Federal Whistleblower

Note: this article and video, featuring our clients Drs. Pamela McPherson and Scott Allen and Government Accountability Project, were originally published here. Local Woman Details How She Became a Federal Whistleblower The federal impeachment inquiry on Capitol Hill into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine has gripped the nation this week. It was sparked by [...]

2019-11-22T14:10:18-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Family Detention, Immigration, In The News|

Huff Post: Women Are Being Denied Cancer Treatment, Psychiatric Help At ICE Detention Center

This article, featuring our Senior Counsel and Director of Education Dana Gold, was originally published here. Women Are Being Denied Cancer Treatment, Psychiatric Help At ICE Detention Center One woman has been denied cancer treatment for more than two months. Other detainees have attempted to kill themselves. Immigrant women being held in a Texas detention [...]

2019-09-27T10:32:35-04:00September 27th, 2019|Family Detention, Immigration, In The News|

CNN: These Doctors Risked Their Careers to Expose the Dangers Children Face in Immigrant Family Detention

This article was originally published by CNN. Dr. Scott Allen and Dr. Pamela McPherson were used to working behind the scenes, quietly documenting the devastating things they'd seen. Children's fingers crushed by cell doors. A boy who'd lost nearly a third of his body weight in a matter of days. Incorrect vaccine doses and [...]

2019-05-23T11:42:02-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Family Detention, Immigration, In The News|