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Civilian Rights Public Assistance Programs

Can Felons Get Obamacare?

While incarcerated, felons’ health care is provided by the Bureau of Prisons (BOP), which oversees the custody and care of over 195,000 persons currently serving sentences for crimes committed. Even if felons have current insurance coverage through a regular health care plan, those policies are ...
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Civilian Rights Traveling

Can Felons Go on Cruises?

Going on a cruise is a popular means of vacationing.  It is estimated that as many as 20 million people go on a cruise annually. There are many reasons people go on a cruise.  Among these are that they are a great value for the money, they offer the ability to see multiple destinations in [&hell...
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Civilian Rights Finding Employment Legal Issues

Will a Felony Get Me Fired?

Will a felony get me fired
As felons know, having a criminal record creates a huge challenge in finding a job after incarceration ends.  Even though the formal sentence may be finished, the aftereffects linger for years. The good news though is that there are employers who will hire felons. Once felons get a job, it would ...
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Civilian Rights Legal Issues

How Will a DUI Affect My Life?

How will a DUI Affect my life
The most common criminal offense in the U.S. is a DUI.  For those with a DUI on their record they probably know how troubling this can be. As someone who has this charge against them, when they got their DUI they probably didn’t think about whether it was a misdemeanor or a felony. There is [&h...
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Civilian Rights Finding Employment Government Programs

Ban The Box States – What You Need to Know

Ban the box states
One of the biggest challenges felons face after being released is finding a job.  Almost 90% of all employers conduct background checks as part of the hiring process. This makes it extremely difficult for felons to advance in their job search.  Within the first year following their release from ...
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