Michael Avenatti, Representing ICE Whistleblowers, Says 'We Are Going to Blow This Wide Open'

Michael Avenatti is now representing whistleblowers and outside contractors within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying that together they are "going to blow this wide open."

The lawyer, who is also representing adult film star Stormy Daniels in her case against President Donald Trump, shared the news with his 562,000 Twitter followers Thursday morning.

According to Avenatti, these clients will be able to share illicit information about what is "really going on" when it comes to the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.

Avenatti also said that he is going to take this information and deliver it straight to the American people so that they "can decide what happens next."

Avenatti failed to give any specifics regarding what those allegations may be.

The White House has been under fire for its immigration policy, which has been prosecuting everyone who enters the country illegally and consequently separating children from their parents as they are detained waiting for trial.

Avenatti, an outspoken critic of Trump, announced earlier this week that he had begun representing immigrants who have had their children forcibly taken from them at the U.S.-Mexico border.

"If anyone knows of a parent that has had their child taken from them at the border and not returned, please have them contact me as I am entering this fight. This outrageous conduct must be brought to an immediate end. #Basta," Avenatti tweeted.

Avenatti said that he is currently representing more than 60 families, including five children who are being held in Phoenix after being separated from their mothers, according to azcentral.com. The lawyer visited the Southwest Key children's shelter facility on Thursday, telling the local newspaper that the facility is "well maintained" and that the staff was "very cooperative."

The attorney has been detailing his experience working with immigrant families on social media and has been visiting detention centers in Texas and Arizona. He also shared letters and photos of his clients and their children.

A CrowdJustice campaign is collecting funds to help Avenatti continue his legal battle against family separation. They've raised nearly $100,000 so far, but Avenatti has hinted that they still have a long way to go.

In a podcast, Avenatti told MSNBC contributor Scott Dworkin that the "fight is just beginning" when it comes to his involvement with migrant families and the White House.

Avenatti's announcement regarding whistleblowers came just one day after President Trump signed an executive order halting family separations at the border, instead allowing parents and children to be detained together. The action does not say what the administration intends to do with the thousands of children who have already been separated and sent to shelters across the country.

Michael Avenatti, lawyer of adult-film actress Stormy Daniels speaks to media as he exits the United States District Court Southern District of New York on May 30, 2018 in New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images