The Washington Post: Opinion: The Voice of America whistleblowers have been vindicated

Opinion: The Voice of America whistleblowers have been vindicated This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. The State Department’s Office of Inspector General has determined that six federal employees in the agency that oversees Voice of America were wrongly targeted for termination from their jobs by the Trump administration. Unjustified and retaliatory was [...]

NPR: A Report Clears Federal Officials Who Were Suspended By A Trump Appointee Over VOA

A Report Clears Federal Officials Who Were Suspended By A Trump Appointee Over VOA This article features our client Grant Turner and Attorney David Seide and was originally published here. A federal inspector general's investigation has exonerated six government executives who were suspended last year after raising red flags about actions taken by then-President Donald [...]

NBC News: Whistleblowers allege poor care for migrant kids by contractor specializing in disaster cleanup

Whistleblowers allege poor care for migrant kids by contractor specializing in disaster cleanup This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. WASHINGTON — Children housed in one of the Biden administration's largest shelters for unaccompanied migrant minors were being watched over by contractors with no Spanish-language skills or experience in [...]

CNN: Whistleblowers urge Biden administration to do more to vaccinate detained immigrant population

Whistleblowers urge Biden administration to do more to vaccinate detained immigrant population This article features our clients Drs. Scott A. Allen, Pamela McPherson, and Josiah “Jody” Rich and was originally published here. (CNN) Three whistleblowers are urging the Biden administration to do more to vaccinate immigrants in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention amid mounting criticism [...]

The New York Times: Biden Under Pressure Over ‘Public Health’ Border Expulsions

Biden Under Pressure Over 'Public Health' Border Expulsions This article features our clients Drs. Scott Allen and Pamela McPherson and originally appeared here. WASHINGTON — President Biden is coming under increasing pressure to abandon a Trump-era immigration rule that has sealed off the United States to most migrants during the pandemic, with human rights officials [...]

MSNBC: ICE detention center with dark past to be shut down; investigations ‘reactivated’

ICE detention center with dark past to be shut down; investigations 'reactivated' This video features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Rachel Maddow revisits the story of alleged forced, unnecessary gynecological procedures and sterilizations performed at the ICE detention center in Irwin County, Georgia, with an update reported by NBC News that [...]

The Washington Post: ICE to stop detaining immigrants at two county jails under federal investigation

ICE to stop detaining immigrants at two county jails under federal investigation This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The Biden administration has decided to stop detaining immigrants in a pair of county jails facing federal probes in Georgia and Massachusetts, calling the decision an “important first step” in [...]

TIME: ICE to End the Use of Georgia Facility at Center of Hysterectomy Allegations

ICE to End the Use of Georgia Facility at Center of Hysterectomy Allegations This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Thursday morning that it will end its use of two facilities, including the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga., where a whistleblower alleges a [...]

CNBC: Biden pressured to disclose political appointees’ ethics agreements as advisor’s brother lobbies White House

Biden pressured to disclose political appointees’ ethics agreements as advisor’s brother lobbies White House This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Several watchdog and activist groups are pressuring President Joe Biden to publicly release ethics agreements signed by political appointees in his administration who are not subject to Senate confirmation. In [...]

CNN: Whistleblowers say Trump ally made questionable hire days before resigning from Justice Department

Whistleblowers say Trump ally made questionable hire days before resigning from Justice Department This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. Two federal employees are calling for an investigation into the hiring of a senior Justice Department official who had been interviewed by a manager who resigned shortly after -- [...]