Can convicted felons hold an elected office?

Answer A convicted felon is allowed to run for office in the federal government. As for state offices, each state has different laws concerning who can and cannot run. It is illegal for a convected felon ... Read More »

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Can convicted felons go on a cruise?

There are no restrictions that prevent convicted felons from purchasing a cruise ticket, but some countries won't admit some felons, based on the crime and when the conviction occurred. People who... Read More »

Do convicted felons have the right to vote?

There is no federal law in the United States that strips convicted felons of voting rights; however, 35 states have laws taking this right from some or all individuals who have served prison time f... Read More »

Can convicted felons get mortgages?

Yes. No law prohibits felons from receiving a mortgage. Assuming a felon has the credit required to qualify for a mortgage, he should not have any problems obtaining a mortgage, unless his credit... Read More »

Can convicted felons get into Canada?

Felons convicted in the United States or anyone with a criminal record may be allowed access to Canada, but denied it as well. According to federal agency Citizenship and Immigration Canada, someon... Read More »