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I am an ex felon. I am off parole and I want to go to Texas to visit a friend in state prison is this possible?

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Erick Sims answered

It is possible, but...

From the TDCJ Website, Rules and Regs for Visitation:

2.2 The offender shall be required to identify all individuals on the proposed Visitors List who are on parole, mandatory supervision or have discharged a sentence for which the individuals were incarcerated. Persons with a criminal record shall not automatically be precluded from visiting. The nature and extent of the criminal record and the time lapse since the criminal activity shall be taken into consideration.

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Anonymous answered

Basically you have to request a visit and they will do some research and work out whether you pose a threat to prison safety or not. If they suspect you, then they have the right to refuse visitation. This is not day camp after all!

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