The information presented here is adapted from these sources:
The Conversation Convicts are returning to farming – anti-immigrant policies are the reason
Federal Bureau of Prisons Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Potential Inmate Home Confinement In Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Food First Is Prison Labor the Future of Our Food System?
HEAL Food Alliance
The Prison Industrial Complex and Agricultural Labor

The Marshall Project
A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons
Few Federal Prisoners Released Under COVID-19 Emergency Policies
Freed From Prison, Dead from COVID-19, Not Even Counted
Prison Populations Drop by 100,000 During Pandemic
Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort Got to Leave Federal Prison Due to COVID-19. They’re The Exception. These Prisons Are Doing Mass Testing For COVID-19 — And Finding Mass Infections
Why Jails Are So Important in the Fight Against Coronavirus

A Disturbing Trend in Agriculture: Prisoner-Picked VegetablesVera Institute of Justice People in Prison in 2019