28 CFR 544.41 - Applicability: Who must attend the ESL program.
(a) All Federal prisoners who have limited English proficiency skills shall attend an ESL program except:
(1) Pretrial inmates;
(3) Sentenced aliens with a deportation detainer;
(4) Other inmates whom, for documented good cause, the Warden may excuse from attending the ESL program.
(b) Staff shall document in the inmate's education file the specific reasons for not requiring the inmate to participate in the ESL program.