"The discussion is mainly focused on ways to improve that process to ensure deserving cases receive a fair review", Hogan Gidley, the White House deputy press secretary said in a statement.
The White House guest list included Kim Kardashian West; she is married to rap singer and record producer Kanye West.
People have started to look differently at Kim since she helped Alice Johnson with her case and what she is trying to do now got her even more fans. "He's been in for nearly 10 years", she said.
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Kardashian shared on social media on Wednesday an interview she did for podcast "Wrongful Conviction", hosted by Jason Flom.
"It's scary when you have a minor drug charge, but then you get life and you're stuck in this insane maximum security prison with murderers", she added.
The news of the meeting comes a day after Kardashian West revealed that she's now working on getting Chris Young, a non-violent drug offender, pardoned. "I mean, I already knew just by talking to you on the phone and just seeing you in videos, but I mean, you are everything and more than I ever thought".
The meeting led to the president pardoning her crime and she was released a month later.
Young was charged in December 2010, one of 32 people - including some gang members - who federal prosecutors said were involved in drug trafficking in Clarksville, Tennessee. He was convicted in 2013 on drug charges and also pleaded guilty to being a felon with a gun.