PBS NewsHour

How arrest records become 'invisible handcuffs'

Clip: 11/17/2021 | 8m 50s

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More than 70 million Americans have some sort of criminal or arrest record. For many, that can prevent them from passing a background check and getting a job. Amna Nawaz profiles one woman’s fight to overcome her past, and prove herself at one of the biggest tech companies in the world. It’s part of our Searching for Justice series, which looks at the challenges after incarceration.

Aired: 11/17/21 | Rating: NR

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