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New California Expungement and Record Sealing Law to Help Thousands
January 4, 2019

With the recent passage of Assembly Bill No. 1115, California has expanded eligibility to people looking to seal an arrest record or expunge a conviction.  Over the last few years, many states have been expanding their expungement and record sealing laws, but they typically don’t make changes as big as the law which took effect January 1, 2018.       … Read More>

Can You Go to College with a Criminal Record?
August 21, 2017

Millions of Americans will be heading to college in the Fall in the hopes of economic achievement and personal prosperity. Unfortunately, for some, a criminal record will separate them from having the opportunity of a college experience. As a young adult unaware of what the future holds, mistakes can be made, often leading to a criminal record. Whether you have … Read More>

ICE Officials Cracking Down on Immigrants Without Criminal Records in New England
June 6, 2017

Doubling Down on Deportation Immigrants in the New England area who are without a criminal record appear to be a prioritized target by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Arrests of non-criminal immigrants living in New England without proper authorization has more than tripled this year alone. These mass arrests appear to be in line with the Trump Administration's focus on … Read More>

Can A Criminal Record Get You Deported?
November 9, 2016

Without question, one of the most heated issues in the 2016 election was immigration.  As the winner of the 2016 election, Trump’s controversial views on immigration have become strikingly more important over the last 24 hours.  At the outset of Mr. Trump’s campaign he made headlines by characterizing Mexicans immigrating to the United States as drug dealers, criminals, and “rapists”. … Read More>

Criminal Justice Reform
Bernie and Hillary: Criminal Justice System Must be Reformed
February 22, 2016

Our team at WipeRecord is enthused about the reformation of the criminal justice system.  We are watching the current presidential campaigns closely, as this has been a hotly discussed topic for at least one party.Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders agree that the criminal justice system needs to be reformed.  In their respective campaigns, both have vehemently expressed that the current system is broken and … Read More>

How to end mass incarceration
Ending Mass Incarceration Is A Big Political Talking Point
September 26, 2015

The 2016 presidential election is already shaping up to be an intense match between the donkey and the elephant parties.  While it’s way too soon to predict any front-runner for either party, several issues have already made their way into the talking points on both sides.  There are the trite talking points that arise every election such as jobs, the … Read More>

68 Million Americans have a criminal record
68 Million Americans Living with Convictions
September 25, 2015

“68 million people living with convictions – more than the entire population of France. We are in danger of becoming a nation of criminals, because we are policing from a place of fear.”This quote was taken from Rick Jones, executive director of Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem when he testified on June 26 on behalf of the National Association of … Read More>