Ellen Gallagher Featured for Service as a Whistleblower

Former Fellow Ellen Gallagher (’91) was featured in a an article in The Hill about the policies that led to the inhumane conditions reported at immigration detention centers ("Internal DHS and ICE Immigration Detention Practices Are Broken," June 23). "One whistleblower we represent, Ellen Gallagher, was a senior policy analyst at the Department’s Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL). After reading dozens of ICE segregation reports, she discovered that ICE regularly used solitary confinement practices against mentally ill and medically vulnerable detainees in violation of federal detention standards," the authors wrote.