"Project Clean Slate" Helping Detroit Residents Expunge Their Criminal Records

Nicole Rojas
Jul 10, 2019 - 7:51

Detroit residents are taking advantage of a city-sponsored program that helps them expunge their criminal records. Residents are hoping the clean records will provide access to new job opportunities, housing needs, and state certifications for occupations that require state licensing. Many residents are hoping to have their records expunged in order to nab one of the 5,000 positions that will be available at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ new assembly plant. The City of Detroit’s Law Department has requested that lawyers assist residents through the expungement process, including court hearings--free of charge. The city’s

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