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Law & Crime: Groups Representing ICE Whistleblower Ask Congress to Investigate ‘Egregious Health Practices,’ Call for Detention Facility to Be ‘Shut Down Immediately’

Groups Representing ICE Whistleblower Ask Congress to Investigate ‘Egregious Health Practices,’ Call for Detention Facility to Be ‘Shut Down Immediately’ This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Groups representing Dawn Wooten, the nurse who earlier this week came forward with bombshell allegations that alarmingly high rates of hysterectomies have [...]

Reuters: U.S. watchdog to investigate whistleblower’s detention allegations

U.S. watchdog to investigate whistleblower's detention allegations This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. immigration officials said on Tuesday a federal watchdog would investigate complaints made by a whistleblower nurse in a Georgia immigration detention facility who alleged detainees had [...]

Columbia Journalism Review: Whistleblowers and the cacophonous sounds of America

Whistleblowers and the cacophonous sounds of America This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A YEAR AGO TODAY, the Washington Post reported details about a whistleblower complaint filed from someone in the US intelligence community, vague word of which had been swirling below the news cycle for days: Trump had made a “troubling” [...]

Press Statement: Virtual Forum on ICE Detention Facilities Featuring Dr. Scott Allen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21, 2020 Virtual Forum on ICE Detention Facilities Featuring Dr. Scott Allen WASHINGTON – Today at 1:00pm, the House Committee on Homeland Security held a virtual forum to discuss the conditions of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities, including the findings of a year-long majority staff report documenting Department of [...]

The Guardian: Allegations of unwanted ICE hysterectomies recall grim time in US history

Allegations of unwanted ICE hysterectomies recall grim time in US history This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Pauline Binam asked to see a doctor because she was having abnormalities with her period. After nearly two years in immigration detention, she was worried that it was having an adverse effect [...]

The Washington Post: The forgotten time Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought against forced sterilization

The forgotten time Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought against forced sterilization This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. My mind immediately went to Ruth Bader Ginsburg as I read the breaking news alert. It was not that Justice Ginsburg had died. This news occurred four days earlier, on Monday, after a [...]

Business Insider: The physician accused of performing unwanted hysterectomies in an ICE detention center is not a board certified OB-GYN

The physician accused of performing unwanted hysterectomies in an ICE detention center is not a board certified OB-GYN This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Mahendra Amin, the physician accused of performing unwanted or unnecessary gynecological procedures at an immigrant-detention facility, is not certified by the [...]

The New Yorker: The Private Georgia Immigration-Detention Facility at the Center of a Whistle-Blower’s Complaint

The Private Georgia Immigration-Detention Facility at the Center of a Whistle-Blower’s Complaint This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. In mid-April, a grainy cell-phone video was uploaded to YouTube from a small town in Georgia called Ocilla. It opens with a woman in a red shirt holding a strip of white cloth [...]

Forbes: ICE Calls ‘Uterus Collector’ Allegations ‘Very Serious’ In Probe of Georgia Facility

ICE Calls ‘Uterus Collector’ Allegations ‘Very Serious’ In Probe Of Georgia Facility This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Friday the disturbing whistleblower allegations about the treatment of women in a Georgia detention facility “raise some very serious concerns that [...]

USA Today: Alleged unwanted hysterectomies and other abuses at ICE facility prompts investigation

Alleged unwanted hysterectomies and other abuses at ICE facility prompts investigation This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Members of Congress are pressing the administration for further inquiries after the Department of Homeland Security announced this week it is looking into a whistleblower complaint that claimed federal immigration detainees underwent unnecessary gynecological [...]

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