Public Health

Government Executive: These 12 Exemplary Feds Led Hurricane Response, Coronavirus Vaccine Research and Much More

These 12 Exemplary Feds Led Hurricane Response, Coronavirus Vaccine Research and Much More This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Jay Brainard and was originally published here. At a time when public servants at the federal level are increasingly under attack, many federal employees are doing stellar, even heroic, work behind the scenes. [...]

The Guardian: ‘Incredibly dangerous job’: concerns safety is slipping at US meat plants

'Incredibly dangerous job': concerns safety is slipping at US meat plants This article features Government Accountability Project and Food Integrity Campaign and was originally published here. The safety of US meat plant workers is at risk, workers and campaigners believe, because of a triple whammy of increased line speeds, higher turnover and fewer workers due [...]

Reuters: ‘Unacceptable’ if Mexicans subjected to medical abuse in U.S. custody, minister says

'Unacceptable' if Mexicans subjected to medical abuse in U.S. custody, minister says This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico is interviewing at least six women who may have been subject to improper medical procedures, including hysterectomies, at a U.S. immigration detention [...]

2020-09-24T12:36:21-04:00September 24th, 2020|ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News, Public Health|

Forbes: Mexico Responds To Reports of ICE Detainees Receiving Hysterectomies: ‘Unacceptable’ and ‘Major Issue’

Mexico Responds To Reports Of ICE Detainees Receiving Hysterectomies: 'Unacceptable' And 'Major Issue' This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs is alarmed at reports that immigrant detainees suffered medical neglect and questionable hysterectomies in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement jail in Georgia, telling reporters [...]

The Washington Post: Immigrant detainees get poor medical care, face retaliation for speaking out, according to Democrat-led report

Immigrant detainees get poor medical care, face retaliation for speaking out, according to Democrat-led report This article features our clients Dawn Wooten and Dr. Scott Allen and was originally published here. Immigrant detainees in U.S. government custody are getting inadequate medical, dental and mental health care, and they face potential punishment for speaking out, according [...]

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 [...]

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