Posted inImmigration

ICE data: Tens of thousands of deported parents have U.S. citizen kids

This post is part of our new community-driven reporting project, Ask Immigration Decoded. Submit your questions, and we’ll answer the most popular questions on our blog, Immigration Decoded. In this post, we’re answering a question we received from Diane Falkowski: How many immigrants without criminal backgrounds have been deported, leaving U.S.-citizen spouses and U.S. citizen […]

Posted inDemocracy

On Paul Manafort and foreign lobbying: a Q&A with the author of ‘The Torturers’ Lobby’

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has been in the news for months since Special Counsel Robert Mueller charged him and his associate Rick Gates with several alleged crimes, including fraud and working as unregistered foreign agents. Manafort’s federal trial began this week in Alexandria, Virginia. The intense scrutiny of Manafort’s case has […]

Posted inInside Public Integrity

Center ranked third among news organizations filing Freedom of Information Act lawsuits since 2001

The Center for Public Integrity is once again among the nation’s media leaders in filing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits to obtain government records, according to a new report from a Syracuse University-based research organization. The FOIA Project, part of the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse, ranked the Center for Public Integrity third […]

Posted inEnvironment

Have you encountered tick- or mosquito-borne diseases? We want to hear from you

The Center for Public Integrity is examining the effects of climate change on infectious diseases carried by ticks and mosquitoes in the United States. Across the country, Americans’ exposure to vector-borne diseases is changing and, at times, worsening. Scientists say that rising temperatures and increasing rainfall is influencing the spread of ticks and mosquitoes as […]

Posted inDemocracy

From bowling at the White House to the Chicago Cubs: Our findings from Office of Government Ethics emails

Newly released government emails show how the Office of Government Ethics dealt with the Trump administration during its early weeks. The email exchanges from Jan. 20, 2017, to July 24, 2017, reveal numerous questions the president and key members of the administration faced as they navigated murky ethical waters with the Office of Government Ethics. […]