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A Department of Justice memo from January could have a devastating effect on many federal prisoners who have been released on home confinement.
The attorney, who is a person formerly convicted of a felony, has attracted support and praise from people around the country.
Passing the HEROES Act would provide crucial protections to some of the most vulnerable essential workers, they say.
‘This is getting worse,’ one woman said. ‘People just want to sleep or fight. They play with our emotions constantly. This place is scary.’
‘It is progressively getting worse, exponentially worse,’ a resident of one halfway house told The Appeal as part of a survey of facilities. ‘Something is going to happen and it’s not going to be good.’
An Appeal documentary on life without the possibility of parole—and its impact on loved ones—in the state.