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Exclusion of Prisoners With Immigration Detainees from BOP Drug Treatment Program Upheld

The Bureau of Prisons had authority to promulgate a program statement that denied prisoners with immigration detainers lodged against them the ability to participate in a drug and alcohol treatment program that could result in sentence reduction. The program had a community-based phase that a prisoner with an immigration detainer would not be able to complete. See: Birth v. Crabtree, 996 F.Supp. 1014 (D.Ore. 1998).

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Birth v. Crabtree