ICE solitary confinement

Stat News: When the treatment is torture: ICE must stop using solitary confinement for Covid-19 quarantine

When the treatment is torture: ICE must stop using solitary confinement for Covid-19 quarantine This article was written by our client Ellen Gallagher. After months of social distancing, many of us are feeling its effects. Experts have delineated the mental and physical health impacts of isolation caused by the pandemic, and those who have experienced home [...]

Press Release: Giraffe Heroes Project Awards Two Immigration Whistleblowers for Compassionate Risk-taking 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 17, 2020  Giraffe Heroes Project Awards Two Immigration Whistleblowers for   Compassionate Risk-taking  Government Accountability Project Clients Among Awardees  WASHINGTON – Last week, the Giraffe Heroes Project announced the recipients of its “Giraffe Heroes” award, an annual award given to individuals who demonstrated compassionate risk-taking. Two of this year’s awardees are Government Accountability Project clients [...]

GovExec: House Passes Bill to Boost Civil Rights at Homeland Security

Note: this article, featuring our clients Ellen Gallagher, Scott Allen, and Pamela McPherson and our Senior Counsel and Director of Education Dana Gold, was originally published here. House Passes Bill to Boost Civil Rights at Homeland Security Legislation follows surge of whistleblowers saying civil rights office has been neutered under Trump. he House on Monday [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Sens. Durbin, Booker, and Harris Introduce Legislation Addressing ICE’s Abuse of Solitary Confinement on Vulnerable Migrants

November 18, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sens. Durbin, Booker, and Harris Introduce Legislation Addressing ICE’s Abuse of Solitary Confinement on Vulnerable Migrants Concerns Raised by Government Accountability Project Whistleblower Client Ellen Gallagher Prompt Congressional Action WASHINGTON - Last Thursday, Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced new legislation to curtail [...]

2019-11-20T15:04:46-05:00November 18th, 2019|ICE solitary confinement, Immigration, Press release|

PRESS RELEASE: Elizabeth Warren Demands DHS Provide Information Regarding Harmful ICE Solitary Confinement Policies

November 8, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Elizabeth Warren Demands DHS Provide Information Regarding Harmful ICE Solitary Confinement Policies Letter References Government Accountability Project Whistleblower Client WASHINGTON - Last Friday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) expressing grave concern that [...]

2019-11-20T15:11:02-05:00November 8th, 2019|ICE solitary confinement, Immigration, Press release|