Investigations

Associated Press: US agrees for now to stop deporting women who alleged abuse

US agrees for now to stop deporting women who alleged abuse This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has agreed temporarily not to deport detained immigrant women who have alleged being abused by a rural Georgia gynecologist, according to court papers filed Tuesday. In [...]

NPR: U.S. Agrees To Pause Deportations For Women Alleging Abuse At ICE Facility

U.S. Agrees To Pause Deportations For Women Alleging Abuse At ICE Facility This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The U.S. government has agreed to freeze any planned deportations of the immigrant women alleging abuse at a detention facility in Georgia. In a consent motion filed in U.S. District Court [...]

Business Insider: DOJ has agreed to temporarily halt deportations for some migrant detainees and whistleblowers who alleged medical and sexual abuse at a Georgia detention center — until at least a Biden-Harris administration

DOJ has agreed to temporarily halt deportations for some migrant detainees and whistleblowers who alleged medical and sexual abuse at a Georgia detention center — until at least a Biden-Harris administration This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The US Justice Department agreed on Tuesday to temporarily suspend the deportations [...]

Al Jazeera: The time has come for a reckoning on US immigrant abuse

The time has come for a reckoning on US immigrant abuse This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here.  In mid-September, several organisations including Project South filed a complaint with the inspector-general of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS OIG) about medical abuse immigrants were facing at the Irwin County Detention Center in [...]

News 5 Cleveland: A Cleveland police officer killed her son. Tamir Rice’s mother says she hasn’t received justice.

A Cleveland police officer killed her son. Tamir Rice’s mother says she hasn't received justice. This article features Government Accountability Project’s Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. CLEVELAND — With the statute of limitations expiring in early December for a federal crime that prosecutors had been considering, Tamir Rice's mother said she [...]

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 [...]

Facing South: ICE sterilizations in Georgia evoke tragic chapters in South’s history

ICE sterilizations in Georgia evoke tragic chapters in South's history This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. It's been two months since a whistleblower complaint revealed allegations of nonconsensual hysterectomies being performed on people held in the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Ocilla, Georgia. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement [...]

Food Safety News: Letter to the Editor: Industry supporter out of line on line speeds

Letter to the Editor: Industry supporter out of line on line speeds This article features Government Accountability Project and our Food Integrity Campaign and was originally published here. This letter addresses a recent publication by L.A. Cox, about which Food Safety News wrote in the article “Faster line speeds may not be the food safety [...]

2020-11-17T10:08:07-05:00November 17th, 2020|Food Integrity, In The News, Investigations, Public Health|

WABE: Detainees, Advocates Concerned About COVID-19 Spread In Ga. Immigration Detention Centers

Detainees, Advocates Concerned About COVID-19 Spread In Ga. Immigration Detention Centers This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. As COVID-19 cases rise in the state, advocates and detainees in Georgia continue to raise concerns about the spread of COVID-19 in immigration detention centers. Since May, three immigrant detainees have died in Georgia after [...]

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