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Occupational licensing hurts job prospects for people with criminal records

Being employed has proven to reduce the chances that people who have recently left prison will reoffend. But for many, jobs that require a state license or certificate can be difficult or even impossible to obtain, even as dozens of states have moved to lift barriers. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Oregon for our ongoing series “Searching for Justice.”

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