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White House Extends 'Wind-Down' of DED for Liberians
Posted on 28 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Mar. 28, 2019 "Since March 1991, certain Liberian nationals and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia (collectively, “Liberians”) have been eligible for either Temporary Protected Status (TPS... Read More

DED for Liberians Extended
Posted on 27 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced it will automatically extend Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) for Liberian nationals covered under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED). Current DED Liberia EADs that have an... Read More

Presidential Memorandum -- Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
Posted on 29 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Sept. 28, 2016 - "Since 1991, the United States has provided safe haven for Liberians who were forced to flee their country as a result of armed conflict and widespread civil strife, in part through the grant of Temporary Protected Status... Read More

DED Extended for Liberians
Posted on 17 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced its intention to automatically extend employment authorization documents (EADs) for Liberian nationals covered under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) through Sept. 30, 2013. This... Read More

Tags: Liberia , DED

Advance Copy of Liberian DED Extension Notice
Posted on 20 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On March 15, 2013, President Obama issued a memorandum to the Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano directing her to extend for an additional 18 months the deferred enforced departure (DED) of certain Liberians and to provide for work... Read More

Tags: Liberia , extension , DED

Advance Copy of Liberian DED Extension Instructions
Posted on 30 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On September 26, 2014, President Obama issued a memorandum to the Secretary of Homeland Security (“Secretary”), Jeh Charles Johnson, directing him to extend for an additional 24 months the deferred enforced departure (DED) of certain... Read More

DHS Notice on Liberian DED Wind-Down
Posted on 30 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 62 / Friday, March 30, 2018 - "On March 27, 2018, President Trump issued a memorandum to the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary), Kirstjen M. Nielsen, directing her to implement for eligible Liberians a 12-month... Read More

Trump Winds Down DED for Liberians
Posted on 27 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Mar. 27, 2018 - " ... I find that conditions in Liberia no longer warrant a further extension of DED, but that the foreign policy interests of the United States warrant affording an orderly transition (“wind-down”) period... Read More

Liberia DED Extension Filing Procedures: DHS Notice
Posted on 30 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 190 / Friday, September 30, 2016 - "The DED extension runs from October 1, 2016 through March 31, 2018. This Notice provides instructions for eligible Liberians on how to apply for the full 18-month extension of employment... Read More