Press Statement: Department of Health and Human Services Affirms Government Accountability Project Clients’ Disclosures of Unsafe Conditions Inside Emergency Intake Sites

For Immediate Release: June 24, 2022  Department of Health and Human Services Affirms Government Accountability Project Clients’ Disclosures of Unsafe Conditions Inside Emergency Intake Sites  WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, June 22nd, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General released a report affirming the disclosures of several clients of the Government Accountability Project, [...]

Reform Austin: Border Camp In El Paso Is A ‘Hellhole’ Prison

Border Camp In El Paso Is A ‘Hellhole’ Prison This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Kaitlin Hess, and was originally published here. Fort Bliss, a military base in the desert outside of El Paso is A ‘Hellhole’ Border Camp, according to a recent Vice News Article. Kaitlin Hess, a federal whistleblower, recounts her [...]

KFox14: Whistleblower group calls for investigation into safety of migrant children at Fort Bliss

Whistleblower group calls for investigation into safety of migrant children at Fort Bliss This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Kaitlin Hess, and was originally published here. EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14) — There is a new call to investigate the health and safety of migrant children who are housed at Fort Bliss in El [...]

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 [...]

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 Release: DHS Medical Experts in Detention Health Send Letter to Department of Homeland Security on the Need for Boosters in Immigration Detention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 26, 2022 DHS Medical Experts in Detention Health Send Letter to Department of Homeland Security on the Need for Boosters in Immigration Detention DHS Failures to Implement CDC, Doctors’ Recommendations and Protective Measures Continue to Endanger Immigrants, Workers and the Public From COVID-19 WASHINGTON – Today, medical experts at the [...]

Press Release: Nurse Dawn Wooten Discusses Her Experience as a Whistleblower on the New Yorker Radio Hour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2022 Nurse Dawn Wooten Discusses Her Experience as a Whistleblower on the New Yorker Radio Hour WASHINGTON—The New Yorker Radio Hour has released their most recent episode featuring Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dawn Wooten, a former nurse at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Irwin County Detention Center [...]

The Week: COVID-19 cases in ICE detention centers have jumped 520 percent this year

COVID-19 cases in ICE detention centers have jumped 520 percent this year This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dr. Scott Allen, and was originally published here. The number of COVID-19 infections among U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees has risen 520 percent since the start of the new year, CBS News reports, "prompting [...]

Whistleblower Network News: DHS OIG Releases Report on Conduct at Irwin County Detention Center, Target of Whistleblower Complaints in 2020

DHS OIG Releases Report on Conduct at Irwin County Detention Center, Target of Whistleblower Complaints in 2020 This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dawn Wooten, and was originally published here. On January 3, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report entitled “Medical Processes and Communication Protocols [...]

Letter to Congress: Senate Should Prohibit Outing a Whistleblower

The Honorable Mitch McConnell Senate Majority Leader The Honorable Chuck Schumer Senate Minority Leader Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Minority Leader Schumer, and Members of the United States Senate: The Government Accountability Project, the Liberty Coalition, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO), and the Taxpayers Protection Alliance urge the Senate to send a strong signal [...]