Black immigrant organizations launch two days of action for the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) program

Photo credit: AS Photo Project The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), UndocuBlack Network (UBN), African Communities Together (ACT), and Black Immigrant Collective (BIC) have launched two days of actions focused on the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) program, approximately one month from the application deadline of December … Read More

Eligible Liberians can get a green card if they apply before December 20, 2020

Photo credit: Thanyalak Eligible Liberians who have lived in the US since November 20, 2014, have a unique opportunity to adjust their status and get a green card thanks to the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) provision passed by Congress … Read More

Immigration: White House Extends Wind-Down Period for Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians to January 10, 2021

The White House issued on March 30, 2020, a memorandum extending the wind-down period for deferred enforced departure for Liberians to January 10, 2021. This is what the memorandum says: “Since March 1991, certain Liberian nationals and persons without nationality … Read More

Photos: President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf meets community at York College

President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf meets community at York College

Liberia: Liberians to receive additional tailored mental health services

posted in: Africa, Afrique, Liberia

  The Carter Centre has partnered with the UBS Optimus Foundation to improve the well-being of vulnerable youth in Liberia by tailoring and strengthening the national mental health care system to address the unique needs of children and adolescents. The … Read More

UN mission hands over security responsibility to Liberian forces

posted in: Africa, Liberia

Liberian security forces on Thursday took full control of their security for the first time since the civil war ended 13 years ago, marking a historic milestone for the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia and a major benchmark in the … Read More

AfDB releases new report on impact of Ebola on women

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – While projections have been made about the short-, medium-, and long-term impacts of Ebola on the economies of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, it is clear that women in the three countries are likely … Read More