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NEW YORK, NY – At a time when harsh immigration policies are disrupting our communities, separating families, and increasing detention and deportation, government leaders, advocates, and legal service providers from across the country gathered today in Denver, Colorado to build on the successes of the Vera Institute of Justice’s Safety and Fairness ...

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Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

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