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FR Notices on Liberia, DED (Apr. 3, 2019)
Posted on 3 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 64 / Wednesday, April 3, 2019 "A ‘‘Memorandum on Extension of Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians’’ was issued by the President on March 28, 2019. The memorandum extends the wind-down... Read More

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

TPS Extensions for Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Posted on 22 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - "Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Guinea for Temporary Protected... 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

News Excerpts From the October 15, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 2 Oct 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

White House Releases Refugee Ceilings for FY 2015 | On September 30, 2014, the White House released a presidential memorandum capping the number of refugee admissions at 70,000 for the upcoming fiscal year and authorizing citizens of some countries... Read More

TPS for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone Will Terminate May 21, 2017
Posted on 22 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Guinea - This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 09/26/2016 and available online at https://federalregister.gov/d/2016-23244 Liberia - This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 09/26/2016 and... Read More

TPS Registration Extensions for Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone
Posted on 26 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On November 21, 2014, the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) published three notices in the Federal Register designating Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), each for a period of 18 months. The designations... 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

TPS Designations for Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea
Posted on 21 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Designation of Liberia for Temporary Protected Status FR DOC# 2014-27772 Designation of Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status FR DOC# 2014-27778 Designation of Guinea for Temporary Protected Status FR DOC# 2014-27770 Read More