Nearly 3,100 federal inmates to be freed under prison reform

U.S. 07/22/19, 21:49

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons is freeing over 3,000 inmates under a criminal justice reform measure, the largest group to be released since President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan First Step Act into law less than seven months ago. The law’s Second Chance Hiring Program funds job training and re-entry initiatives to ...

3,000 people are getting a second chance at life thanks to the First Step Act

U.S. 07/20/19, 14:05

More than 3,000 prisoners were released Friday, July 19, from correctional facilities across the United States under the First Step Act, passed by President Donald Trump last year. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen announced that $75 million of the Justice Department's existing programs were being redirected to fund the First Step ...

President Trump champions reform law offering second chance to prisoners

Politics 04/01/19, 21:05

President Donald Trump on Monday, April 1, celebrated the bipartisan criminal justice reform bill—the First Step Act—that was approved by the Congress in December 2018. “Americans have always believed in the power of redemption—that those who have fallen can work toward brighter days ahead,” President Trump said in a celebratory event at ...

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