Incarcerated People Have One Week to Get Stimulus Checks. Prisons Stand in the Way, Many Say
Incarcerated people have one week left to claim their stimulus checks. But many say their prisons aren’t providing the paperwork.
Akash Mehta and Sophie Walker · October 28, 2020
NAPANOCH, N.Y. - The Eastern Correctional Facility, a state prison in Ulster County. | Wikimedia Commons
Akash Mehta co-founded New York Focus and is the organization’s editor-in-chief. He grew up in New York City, and in another life he was a member of his local community board and a policy fellow at the City Council.
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