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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is urging governors to make it easier for prisoners to obtain state-issued identification upon their release.

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The request is part of a broader plan being announced Monday to help smooth the path for state and federal prisoners who are preparing to re-enter society.

As part of the same initiative, Lynch has directed the federal Bureau of Prisons to prepare an individualized re-entry plan for every inmate. She also says the agency is reviewing its education and life skills programs to ensure that they’re meeting the needs of inmates.

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The plan is being announced in Philadelphia on Monday at the start of National Re-Entry Week.

The Justice Department says more than 600,000 people return to society each year after being released from state and federal prisons.

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