Posted on March 23, 2009

Liberians in New York ‘Jubilant’ at Expulsion Reprieve

Kirk Semple, New York Times, March 22, 2009


Mr. Obama signed an order on Friday extending by 12 months a policy that grants Liberians the temporary right to live and work in the United States, an administration official said.


Now that the community has been granted another reprieve, its leaders say they will press Congress to provide Liberian exiles with an expedited path to citizenship.


[Editor’s Note: More information on the Liberian refugees in the United States can be read here.]

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