Eligible Pool Analysis


This analytic memorandum to the New York City Jail Population Advisory Committee addresses two questions: How many inmates in the daily population of the New York City Department of Correction (DOC) are eligible for the various city-funded alternative programs? And, given the sizes of these "eligible pools," how much room is there for program expansion?


Compassion, Not Confinement

How States and Localities Can Help Ensure Humane Housing for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Awaiting Family Reunification

In the first five months of 2021, about 65,000 children were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) after arriving in the United States unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian. These children come to the United States seeking protection, stability, and a chance to reunite with their families, but are instead processed at federa ...

  • Shaina Aber, Lauren Esterle, Derek Loh
June 16, 2021