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Obama Eases Prisoner Re-Entry to Society

U.S. President Barack Obama is taking steps Monday to ease the path of inmates being released from prisons across the country to find new jobs and subsidized housing. Obama plans to visit a residential drug-treatment center in Newark, New Jersey, to focus on efforts to help those who have completed sentences for criminal offenses to rejoin the outside world. The United States recently decided to release 6,000 federal prisoners earlier than expected, reducing their penalties for drug...

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