In addition to not being allowed to serve on a jury in most states, convicted felons are not allowed to apply for federal or state grants, live in public housing, or receive federal cash assistance, SSI or food stamps, among other benefits.
Can ex convicts get guns?
Federal Gun Ban Federal law makes it unlawful for certain individuals to possess firearms. These prohibited persons include those who have been convicted of any felony or a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
Can ex convicts travel?
With a felony conviction, you may be denied entry. Other nations that require a pre-entry visa are Brazil and India. The good news about Brazil and India, their visa application does not ask about a criminal record. So, a convicted felon can travel to any of these nations without fear of denying entry.