Letter: Leadership Conference Title 42 Letter to Congress

April 26, 2022 Dear Representative and Senator, On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition of more than 230 national organizations committed to promoting and protecting civil and human rights, and the undersigned 205 civil and human rights organizations, we write to encourage your support of the Biden administration’s plans [...]

MSNBC: Abuse of migrant children didn’t start with Trump. It didn’t end with him, either.

Abuse of migrant children didn't start with Trump. It didn't end with him, either. This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A 2011 investigation by the Applied Research Center exposed how the federal government’s mistreatment of migrant children included separating them from their families, concluding that more than 5,000 children living in [...]

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 [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Raises Ongoing Concerns about Treatment of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children at HHS Emergency Intake Sites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2022 Government Accountability Project Raises Ongoing Concerns about Treatment of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children at HHS Emergency Intake Sites In the Face of Increasing Numbers in HHS Custody, Past Whistleblower Disclosures Remain Unanswered WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project called on Congress and federal oversight agencies to investigate and assess whether the [...]

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 Statement: Government Accountability Project Applauds the Biden Administration’s Responsible Immigration Policy Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2022 Government Accountability Project Applauds the Biden Administration’s Responsible Immigration Policy Changes The end of Title 42 and requirement of vaccinating detained migrants marks an improvement in the treatment of detainees. WASHINGTON – The Biden administration last week officially announced its plans to end the use of Title 42 and [...]

Letter: Stopping the use of Title 42 for all

Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr. President of the United States White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20500 Honorable Kamala Harris Vice-President of the United States White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20500 Ambassador Susan Rice Director of the Domestic Policy Council The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Jake [...]

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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 [...]