Mother and Children Separated and Detained in Different States File Lawsuit Challenging Treatment

Family seeks justice from federal government and Chicago-area shelter contractor CHICAGO, IL — A Honduran family seeking asylum at the border has filed a lawsuit against the United States challenging their forced separation, and the harsh and inhumane treatment they suffered. The children were 14- and 5-years old when federal immigration officers—without warning or explanation—separated… Read More

Supreme Court Ruled Former Federal Air Marshal Protected Under the Whistleblower Act

Robert MacLean

The Supreme Court has sided with a former Transportation Security Administration Federal Air Marshal who blew the whistle on fraud within the Department of Homeland Security. (Department of Homeland Security v. MacLean, No. 13-894 (U.S. Jan 21, 2015)). Robert MacLean disclosed to an MSNBC reporter that the Department of Homeland Security was attempting to save money… Read More