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Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on ICE and Prison Detention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2020 Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on ICE and Prison Detention Government Accountability Project Client Testifies About Dangers During Pandemic WASHINGTON - Tomorrow, June 2, at 10:00 am, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary will hold a hearing titled “Examining Best Practices for Incarceration and Detention During COVID-19.” Government Accountability [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Clients Spotlighted in New Publication by Award-Winning Journalist  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  05/14/20  Government Accountability Project Clients Spotlighted in New Publication by Award-Winning Journalist   Acclaimed Journalist Publishes Book Showcasing Major Whistleblower Stories  WASHINGTON – This week, acclaimed author and investigative journalist Daniel Moldea published Money, Politics, and Corruption in U.S. Higher Education: The Stories of Whistleblowers. Moldea focuses on the rampant corruption in higher education and uses case studies to track whistleblowers’ journeys from disclosure to [...]

Press Statement: Trump Administration Issues Executive Order Keeping Meat Plants Open Amidst Pandemic 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 30, 2020  Trump Administration Issues Executive Order Keeping Meat Plants Open Amidst Pandemic  WASHINGTON – President Trump announced on Tuesday that he intended to order meat plants to stay open by declaring them essential infrastructure under the Defense Production Act. This order comes after more than 6,000 meat workers have tested positive and 20 have died of COVID-19. Across the country, plants have been closing in [...]

Study Projects Significant Impact on Immigrants and Local Health Care if ICE Detention Populations are not Decreased

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/27/2020 Study Projects Significant Impact on Immigrants and Local Health Care if ICE Detention Populations are not Decreased New Modeling Demonstrates How Spread of COVID-19 in Immigration Detention Will Impact Facility Populations and Local Health Care Systems Providence, RI – A new paper released today captures the results of a modeling project that [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Condemns Retaliation Against a DHS Director 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  04/23/20  Government Accountability Project Condemns Retaliation Against a DHS Director  Doctor Leading Agency Effort to Develop Coronavirus Vaccine Removed from Post   WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the New York Times reported that the top official responsible for researching a vaccine for the novel coronavirus had been dismissed from his post after pushing for significant vetting of controversial treatments President Donald [...]

Press Statement: Federal Court Orders ICE to Consider Releasing Detainees Amidst Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2020 Federal Court Orders ICE to Consider Releasing Detainees Amidst Pandemic Decision Cites Government Accountability Project Clients’ Letter on Health Concerns LOS ANGELES – Yesterday, immigration detainees won a court case against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Federal District Court  in Los Angeles, The decision ordered ICE to consider releasing [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Publishes Report on the Continuing Health Consequences of BP Spill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2020 Government Accountability Project Publishes Report on the Continuing Health Consequences of BP Spill Year-Long Whistleblower Investigation Reveals Long-Lasting Medical Trauma WASHINGTON - Today, Government Accountability Project released the results of a year-long investigation into ongoing medical damage from Corexit, the chemical dispersant that was used to clean up the [...]

For Immediate Release: Government Accountability Project Condemns Potential Censoring of Federal Officials 

For Immediate Release:  April 10, 2020  Government Accountability Project Condemns Potential Censoring of Federal Officials  Pence’s Proposed CNN Ban Represented a Strike Against Press Freedom   WASHINGTON – Yesterday, CNN reported that Vice President Mike Pence refused to permit members of the Coronavirus Task Force to appear on CNN, purportedly in order to pressure the network into carrying task force briefings in full because, in the past, CNN has cut away from task force briefings following [...]

Press Release: DHS Medical Experts in Detention Health Send Letter to Congress on Immigrant Detention During the COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2020 DHS Medical Experts in Detention Health Send Letter to Congress on Immigrant Detention During the COVID-19 Pandemic Government Accountability Project Clients Urge Release of Detainees Amidst Global Public Health Crisis WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Government Accountability Project sent a letter to Congress and the White House Coronavirus Task Force on [...]

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Commends Appeals Decision on “Remain in Mexico” Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2020  Government Accountability Project Commends Appeals Decision on “Remain in Mexico” Policy U.S. Court of Appeals Halts Dangerous Immigration Policy  WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit blocked the Trump administration’s “Migrant Protection Protocols,” (MPP) also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy. The policy [...]

2020-02-28T20:40:08-05:00February 28th, 2020|Immigration, MPP, Press, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|
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