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BOP is resuming social visits!!!

https://keller.house.gov/media/in-th...e-die-covid-19

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...wn/5682192002/
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I am unable to post the link. Article is on USA Today.
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I donít have the article but I have a memo:
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https://www.bop.gov/resources/news/2...visitation.jsp

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Don’t forget to get the new state ID. The one with the star. You won’t be able to visit a federal prison without it. Also my guy is in Kentucky and they only have one hour visits noncontact. He’s five hours away and frankly that’s just too far to drive for an hour behind plexiglass
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Donít forget to get the new state ID. The one with the star. You wonít be able to visit a federal prison without it. Also my guy is in Kentucky and they only have one hour visits noncontact. Heís five hours away and frankly thatís just too far to drive for an hour behind plexiglass

The Real ID deadline was extended to 10/01/2021
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I don't see us visiting our son till next year. It's a 4 hour drive one way and to visit for such a short amount of time with no contact would be so hard. Add that we are living in NY state and there are so many states that we would have to quarantine for 14 days if we spend just 24 hours. Just not worth it right now. Hopefully things change and we would be able to have contact visits but till then it's just going to be phone calls. I do wish they have video calls available but it's not available at Elkton
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Oh wow thank you! I hadn't read this. Still, at my husband's prison, one hour no contact visits are ridiculous. They're only doing it so the BOP doesn't have to offer free phone calls anymore.
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Where have they started for certain that we need Real IDs to visit? Last I heard it was "certain" federal places but they weren't sure about prisons.
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Where have they started for certain that we need Real IDs to visit? Last I heard it was "certain" federal places but they weren't sure about prisons.
I hadn't even heard about Real ID, at all, until I read it on here.
Apparently, it affects all Federal agencies and sites.
This site has a good breakdown,
https://newlynamed.com/real-id/

This one too,
https://newlynamed.com/real-id/

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Microchips implanted at birth.

Not long ago a national ID (show me your papers !) had absolutely no chance of ever happening. Now restricting access to mass transit, etc. without a "real ID" is step one, a mandatory requirement to have one is next. Then a crime (felony of course) for failing to update your "file" will be the law of the land.

George Orwell would not believe how intrusive our country would become, making big brother into a wimp.
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I got my Real ID, just in case - and got abused for it, too. In CA the continuing lockdowns have made the local DMV branch workers very grumpy. I keep thinking that somebody needs to make a film about just the DMV during the pandemic. It would be a scene that would fit right into 1984 or Brazil.

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I don't see us visiting our son till next year. It's a 4 hour drive one way and to visit for such a short amount of time with no contact would be so hard. Add that we are living in NY state and there are so many states that we would have to quarantine for 14 days if we spend just 24 hours. Just not worth it right now. Hopefully things change and we would be able to have contact visits but till then it's just going to be phone calls. I do wish they have video calls available but it's not available at Elkton
There is no info about how each facility is planning on doing, but the BOP memo required visiting rooms be marked, on the floor, by 6 feet, and everyone has to wear a mask. the time will for sure be shortened to allow everyone a chance to visit. and the maximum visit a month is reduced to 2. Gone are the days when you can take the 5 hour drive, stay for the weekend, and see your LO Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at least until the pandemic is under control.

Few minimum and low facilities have plexiglass visiting rooms, so the non-contact visits are not even possible. the lobbies will be marked by 6 feet on the floor, like standing in line to check out in the grocery store. and the visit rooms will have chairs 6 feet apart, and you yell through your masks to talk.

The bop gave the wardens a month to implement the CDC mandates, but Forbes news article reports skepticism about their ability to figure out how.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/walterp.../#1c8b014b532c
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