Prisoners who have completed their time in prisons have no right to vote within the states of Florida, Virginia, and Kentucky. Nine more states participate in such measures but for a limited period of time. Ex-prisoners within various states of US are not even allowed to work in public offices and certain states allow them to gain employment in public sector after they have spend a certain amount of time in the society since the time of their release.In the US when a criminal is arrested he is detained in local jails before the final jail is selected for him. Once sentence period is announced, certain numbers of prisoners are shifted to their assigned jails and certain prisoners spend more time in local jails before being finally shifted to their assigned jails. Local jails where prisoners are first detained are located in the areas of arrest and this allows visitors of prisoners to meet them in jail. These visitors are allowed to meet their relatives for a very small period of time and that too under strict supervision. Those prisoners who are assigned jail period of more than two years are jailed in federal as well as state-operated prisons. In such cases first, a prisoner is transferred to a unit where they are processed and after a certain period of time, they are shifted to the permanent prisons. United States Vs. Afghanistan.
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