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Fatherly: Whistleblower Report: Kids Detained at “Filthy” Center On US Border

Whistleblower Report: Kids Detained at “Filthy” Center On US Border This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Two federal whistleblowers who witnessed horrific conditions during a 30-day volunteer shift at the Fort Bliss detainment center near El Paso, Texas, filed a complaint [...]

Courthouse News Service: US Watchdog Vindicates Voice of America Whistleblowers

US Watchdog Vindicates Voice of America Whistleblowers This article features our client Grant Turner and Attorney David Seide and was originally published here. WASHINGTON (CN) — Attorneys for six employees of Voice of America who complained that the independent state-run media service had become a propaganda arm of the Trump [...]

Voice of America: US Government Media Whistleblowers Cleared of Wrongdoing

US Government Media Whistleblowers Cleared of Wrongdoing This article features our Attorney David Seide and was originally published here. A U.S. government watchdog has cleared six senior officials at the government’s independent media agency of wrongdoing when they protested last year that the agency’s chief, appointed by former President Donald [...]

July 9th, 2021|Categories: In The News, Press Freedom, US Government, VOA Whistleblowers|

The Hill: Advocacy groups press Biden to name new watchdog at housing agency

Advocacy groups press Biden to name new watchdog at housing agency This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Three advocacy groups are urging President Biden to designate a temporary replacement for a resigning inspector general to ensure that a senior official accused of misconduct does not take over at [...]

July 9th, 2021|Categories: Accountability, In The News, Inspectors General, US Government|

Bloomberg Government: HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Pelosi Pushes Drug Pricing in Budget Bill

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Pelosi Pushes Drug Pricing in Budget Bill This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said yesterday she is pushing to attach legislation to tackle drug prices to the major budget bill carrying most of President Joe Biden’s $4 trillion [...]

El Paso Matters: New reports of “gross mismanagement” and poor conditions at Fort Bliss facility for migrant children

New reports of “gross mismanagement” and poor conditions at Fort Bliss facility for migrant children This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Poor conditions, allegations of sexual abuse and “gross mismanagement” continue to plague the Fort Bliss detention camp for migrant children, according [...]

The Hill: Trump appointee erred in firing Voice of America whistleblowers: watchdog

Trump appointee erred in firing Voice of America whistleblowers: watchdog This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. A government watchdog found the Trump-appointed leader of Voice of America (VOA) erred in his dismissal of six employees, which was likely retaliation against whistleblowers and wrongly stripped some [...]

Government Executive: Oversight Groups Express Concern About Future of the Housing Finance Agency IG Office

Oversight Groups Express Concern About Future of the Housing Finance Agency IG Office This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Three nonprofit organizations are calling on President Biden to take action to restore confidence and morale at the Federal Housing Finance Agency inspector general office following [...]

Just the News: Oversight groups urge Biden to nominate caretaker Federal Housing Finance Agency Inspector General

Oversight groups urge Biden to nominate caretaker Federal Housing Finance Agency Inspector General This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Several watchdog groups sent a letter Wednesday to President Joe Biden asking him to nominate a caretaker to temporarily act as the Inspector General for the [...]

Cw39 Houston: Problems ignored, complaints discouraged at Fort Bliss migrant children’s camp

Problems ignored, complaints discouraged at Fort Bliss migrant children’s camp This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Minors ages 13 to 17 being woken up with a bullhorn siren. A volunteer being told [...]

Latin Post: Whistleblowers Claim Migrant Kids Experience Poor Medical and Hygiene Care at Texas Shelter

Whistleblowers Claim Migrant Kids Experience Poor Medical and Hygiene Care at Texas Shelter This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Whistleblowers have detailed how migrant kids housed in one of the Biden administration's largest shelters for unaccompanied migrants in Texas are experiencing [...]

Boston Herald: Editorial: Conditions for migrant children no better under Biden

Editorial: Conditions for migrant children no better under Biden This article features Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. One of the Democratic shouting points during the Trump administration was the conditions in which migrants — particularly children — were detained on our southern border. “Kids in [...]

The Daily Wire: Whistleblowers: Migrant Kids Help In Biden Admin Shelter Being Monitored By ‘Disaster Cleanup’ Specialist With No Experience In Child Care

Whistleblowers: Migrant Kids Held In Biden Admin Shelter Being Monitored By ‘Disaster Cleanup’ Specialist With No Experience In Child Care This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Hundreds of migrant children, still being held in a Health and Human Services detention facility [...]

Reason: Migrant Children Languished in Filthy Conditions Under Eye of Untrained Contractors, Whistleblowers Say

Migrant Children Languished in Filthy Conditions Under Eye of Untrained Contractors, Whistleblowers Say This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Children inside the Biden administration's largest shelter for unaccompanied migrant youth were subjected to filthy living conditions and medical neglect under the [...]

The Washington Times: Federal worker: ‘We are traumatizing’ immigrant kids

Federal worker: ‘We are traumatizing’ immigrant kids This article features our clients Laurie Elkins and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Immigrant rights groups lashed out at the Biden administration this week after a new whistleblower complaint from two volunteers at a shelter for illegal immigrant children said they’d [...]

Amnesty International USA: ABUSES AT FORT BLISS CONFIRM CHILDREN SEEKING ASYLUM DON’T BELONG IN DETENTION

ABUSES AT FORT BLISS CONFIRM CHILDREN SEEKING ASYLUM DON’T BELONG IN DETENTION This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Today, the #WelcomeWithDignity responded to the Government Accountability Project’s press release on whistleblower allegations of abuse at Fort Bliss. Eyewitnesses described a fire and water damage repair [...]

Hot Air: Whistleblowers: Unaccompanied minors being poorly cared for by inexperienced contractors at Fort Bliss

Whistleblowers: Unaccompanied minors being poorly cared for by inexperienced contractors at Fort Bliss This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. The emergency influx shelter at Fort Bliss army base has been the subject of complaints of poor conditions for the unaccompanied minor [...]

Common Dreams: Whistleblowers Alleged Kids Mistreated by ServePro Contractors Hired to Oversee Detention Camp

Whistleblowers Alleged Kids Mistreated by ServePro Contractors Hired to Oversee Detention Camp This article features Government Accountability Project and our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Unaccompanied children held at an immigration detention camp in the Texas desert suffered substandard living conditions and mistreatment by contracted [...]

The Hill: Contractor hired to care for migrant children has no experience in child care, whistleblowers say

Contractor hired to care for migrant children has no experience in child care, whistleblowers say This article features Government Accountability Project and our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Contractors in charge of migrant children housed at a facility in Fort Bliss, Texas, were trained [...]

Roll Call: Whistleblowers detail poor hygiene for migrant kids at Texas site

Whistleblowers detail poor hygiene for migrant kids at Texas site This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. The Health and Human Services Department used a water-and-fire damage repair contractor with no training to supervise migrant children at a Texas emergency shelter, two [...]