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United Kingdom: Reform of Facilitated Returns Scheme Increases Cash-Incentive for Foreign National Prisoners to Return Home

(Nov. 23, 2010) In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a £1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries of nationality prior to completion of their prison terms. The Facilitated Returns Scheme (FRS), launched in […]