Trump to end deportation protection for Liberians
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is ending a program that allows citizens of Liberia living in the U.S. to avoid deportation. But it's allowing a one-year "wind-down" period to ease their return.
Liberians have been eligible for Deferred Enforcement Departure since 1999. The program allows them to live and work in the U.S.
A memorandum issued by President Donald Trump Tuesday says conditions in Liberia have improved substantially and that the country has made "significant progress in restoring stability and democratic governance."
To provide an "orderly... read more
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