How obtaining identification can complicate the road from prison

For men and women coming out of prison every year, one of the first steps to re-entering society can be one of the most difficult: simply getting a valid ID. William Brangham reports on the many hurdles returning citizens often face trying to rebuild their identification as part of our ongoing series, “Searching for Justice.”

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