An inmate can block you from visiting but little else. Inmates have no control over their administrative designations whatsoever - the jurisdiction assigns a number that is it.
Visitation allows for babies to come along with a diaper bag that is subject to heavy inspection. Bring milk, diapers and a change of clothes but don't try and sneak something in, or you'll end up with your loved one.
Federal visitation is run very much by-the-book, and for an FCI Low facility you will have "contact" with your inmate. Upon arrival you will enter and give your ID (you will have already gone through an approval process beforehand filling out a form your inmate mailed you). Once you are accepted for the visit you will proceed through a metal detector like you'd see at an airport. You may hug and kiss upon greeting and leaving but do not let...Read more
How likely is it that the warden will grant reconsideration on a visitor which is the inmates mother, with a pending charge
There are plenty of cases where the warden will act in the best interest of the family and grant you a visit. Your charge is going to be a big factor so keep that in mind as you patiently, humbly and politely ask for a waiver.
Probably not right away. But after he has gone through orientation, he will most likely be able to receive visitation form you and his children
The visitation changes, before you go, call 314-385-4672, and select option 1.
If this is a visitation question, it will depend on where the inmate is incarcerated. There are contact visits in minimum and low facilities. You are allowed a kiss and hug upon arrival and exit. As the security level of the facility rises, so do the restrictions at visitation.
Can I visit my nephew I know by law not considered immediate family however I'm very active in his life.
Most facilities will allow people from outside the family to visit, as long as they are not a felon or previous inmate. We would advise you to contact the counselor first to get all of the rules and dates correct.
The visits are very comfortable "contact visits". You will be able to hug and hold hands as long as it does not become disrespectful to the other visitors or the guards.