Lauren Johnson knows all too well the stigma that’s often associated with having a felony conviction. Johnson now advocates with Austin-based nonprofit Grassroots Leadership to help people with a criminal history and their families get access to food stamps.
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Prison phone service companies like Secures Technologies have found a new way to profit from their captive audience through video visitation systems. This new trend is concerning to some lawmakers trying to preserve in-person visits in counties where many have been eliminated.
Back in 2009, the Obama administration promised reform of the massive, mostly for-profit U.S. immigrant detention system. Immigrant advocates are still waiting. The number […]