The Hill: Advocacy groups: Title 42 ‘undermines our trust in the administration’

Advocacy groups: Title 42 ‘undermines our trust in the administration’ This article features a coalition letter signed by Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A coalition of 87 advocacy groups on Wednesday called on top Biden administration officials to end Title 42, a border management policy that limits the right to claim [...]

The Hill: Advocacy groups: Title 42 ‘undermines our trust in the administration’

Advocacy groups: Title 42 ‘undermines our trust in the administration’ This article features a coalition letter signed by Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A coalition of 87 advocacy groups on Wednesday called on top Biden administration officials to end Title 42, a border management policy that limits the right to claim [...]

2022-03-30T16:07:55-04:00March 24th, 2022|Family Detention, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News|

Press Release: Years After DHS Medical Experts Blew the Whistle, A Small Step Forward for Immigrant Families 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:December 21, 2021 Years After DHS Medical Experts Blew the Whistle, A Small Step Forward for Immigrant FamiliesWASHINGTON— Government Accountability Project welcomes reporting that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is no longer detaining migrant families in three Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities. Since 2014, thousands of families have been held in these "family residential centers" (FRCs) [...]

Reuters: More than 240 pro-migrant groups urge Biden to end Trump-era border policies

More than 240 pro-migrant groups urge Biden to end Trump-era border policies This article features the coalition letter signed by Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - More than 240 pro-migrant organizations urged President Joe Biden on Friday to terminate two border policies that block or reduce access [...]

2021-12-20T12:46:12-05:00December 17th, 2021|Family Detention, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News|

Joint Letter Responding to RMX 2.0 and Title 42 Continuation

December 17, 2021 The Honorable Joseph R. Biden Jr. President of the United States The Honorable Kamala D. Harris Vice President of the United States Cc: The Honorable Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security The Honorable Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State The Honorable Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General of the [...]

2021-12-20T12:40:15-05:00December 17th, 2021|Family Detention, ICE Detention, Immigration, Letter, MPP|

NGO Letter on Urgent Actions the Biden Administration Must Take Following Supreme Court Decision on MPP

August 30, 2021 Hon. Joseph R. Biden, Jr. President of the United States Hon. Merrick B. Garland Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice Hon. Antony Blinken Secretary, U.S. Department of State Hon. Alejandro N. Mayorkas Secretary, Department of Homeland Security CC: Amb. Susan Rice Domestic Policy Council Advisor Jake Sullivan National Security Council Harold H. [...]

2021-09-03T13:24:13-04:00August 30th, 2021|Family Detention, ICE Detention, Immigration, Letter|

The New York Times: Biden Under Pressure Over ‘Public Health’ Border Expulsions

Biden Under Pressure Over 'Public Health' Border Expulsions This article features our clients Drs. Scott Allen and Pamela McPherson and originally appeared here. WASHINGTON — President Biden is coming under increasing pressure to abandon a Trump-era immigration rule that has sealed off the United States to most migrants during the pandemic, with human rights officials [...]

Yuba Net: Merkley, Jayapal, Booker, Markey, Wyden Introduce Legislation to Protect Families’ Freedom, Human Right to Not Be Traumatized

Merkley, Jayapal, Booker, Markey, Wyden Introduce Legislation to Protect Families’ Freedom, Human Right to Not Be Traumatized This article features our clients Drs. Scott Allen and Pamela McPherson and Senior Counsel Dana Gold and was originally published here. WASHINGTON, D.C. April 29, 2021– Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today teamed up with U.S. Representative Pramila [...]

SheKnows: Women in ICE Detention Centers Were Reportedly Given Hysterectomies Without Informed Consent

Women in ICE Detention Centers Were Reportedly Given Hysterectomies Without Informed Consent   This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Following some devastating revelations from a nurse-turned-whistleblower at a Georgia immigrant detention center (as shared with the Intercept earlier this week) about concerns over medical practices at the [...]

The Intercept: “A Silent Pandemic”: Nurse at ICE Facility Blows the Whistle on Coronavirus Dangers

“A SILENT PANDEMIC”: NURSE AT ICE FACILITY BLOWS THE WHISTLE ON CORONAVIRUS DANGER This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A NURSE AT the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia is speaking out about a host of dangerous medical practices at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility [...]