Federal Whistleblowers

The Washington Post: Judge slaps down Trump appointee who has sought to reshape Voice of America and related agencies

Judge slaps down Trump appointee who has sought to reshape Voice of America and related agencies This article features our client Grant Turner and was originally published here. A federal judge issued a series of preliminary injunctions against a Trump appointee who has enacted sweeping and controversial changes at Voice of America and other government-funded news [...]

The Washington Post: Congressional Dems say women in ICE custody who blew whistle on gynecologist should be able to apply for special visas

Congressional Dems say women in ICE custody who blew whistle on gynecologist should be able to apply for special visas This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A group of more than 100 congressional Democrats demanded Thursday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement release female detainees from a Georgia detention [...]

Government Executive: Viewpoint: Whistleblowers are Democracy’s Last Defense

Whistleblowers are Democracy's Last Defense This article was written by Government Accountability Project's Senior Counsel, Dana Gold, and was originally published here. Despite unprecedented partisanship and politicization, voting for the 2020 presidential election proceeded with few reports of difficulty, a testament to the strength of our democratic institutions. However, instead of conceding the election, the Trump [...]

Common Dreams: Advocacy Groups Slam ‘Shameful’ Deportation of ICE Medical Abuse Survivors

Advocacy Groups Slam 'Shameful' Deportation of ICE Medical Abuse Survivors This article features Government Accountability Project’s Dana Gold and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The advocacy groups representing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement whistleblower who earlier this year revealed horrific abuse of imprisoned migrant women—including forced surgical sterilizations—on Friday condemned ICE's [...]

Daily Mail: ICE deports six migrant women and ‘threatens to expel seven others’ who said a Georgia detention center doctor performed unnecessary gynecological procedures on them

ICE deports six migrant women and 'threatens to expel seven others' who said a Georgia detention center doctor performed unnecessary gynecological procedures on them This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The Trump administration has deported several women and is threatening to expel several more after they claimed they were [...]

Law & Crime: Lawyer Claims ‘ICE is Destroying Evidence’ by Deporting Women Who Accused Doctor of Performing Surgeries without Consent

Lawyer Claims ‘ICE is Destroying Evidence’ by Deporting Women Who Accused Doctor of Performing Surgeries without Consent This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is attempting to deport several women who claimed they were subjected to unnecessary and invasive gynecological surgeries in Georgia without [...]

Forbes: Report: U.S. Is Deporting Women Who Alleged Surgical Abuse At Georgia Detention Center

Report: U.S. Is Deporting Women Who Alleged Surgical Abuse At Georgia Detention Center This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has moved to deport at least a dozen women behind abuse allegations against a gynecologist at one of the agency’s Georgia facilities—the subject of [...]

Government Executive: Biden Transition Team Promises Diversity and Expertise in Federal Leadership

Biden Transition Team Promises Diversity and Expertise in Federal Leadership This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here.  President-elect Biden and his transition team unveiled shortly after being declared victors the incoming administration's key priorities, including COVID-19 response, a dependence on federal experts and the need for a diverse civil service. As he [...]

Shine My Crown: ICE Reportedly Attempted to Deport Multiple Witnesses in Gynecologic Surgery Scandal

ICE Reportedly Attempted to Deport Multiple Witnesses in Gynecologic Surgery Scandal This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here.  ICE is making headlines for all the wrong reasons again after fresh claims surfaced that the government branch attempted to deport several witnesses linked to the gynecologic surgery scandal. According to Vice [...]

Whistleblower News Network: Group of Organizations Suing ICE After Failure to Respond to Whistleblower Complaint

Group of Organizations Suing ICE After Failure to Respond to Whistleblower Complaint This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Three organizations are suing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for their lack of response to the whistleblower complaint that alleged immigrant women were forced to undergo “gynecological procedures that could result in [...]

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