The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, has announced that it is now accepting applications from Liberian nationals wishing to apply for permanent residency in the U.S. under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020.
In a historic and monumental move for the Liberian community in the United States, President Donald Trump has signed the National Defense Authorization Act for 2020 into law. The law contains a key provision facilitating permanent residency for Liberians living in the U.S.
History was made on Tuesday, November 12 when the United Soccer League’s League-Two announced that Philadelphia Lone Star Football Club, a club founded by a Liberian immigrant, Bobby Ali, had become the newest member of USL League-Two, ahead of the 2020 season.
Jesse Gibson, a Liberian-American pastor who contested a Nov. 5 city council election for the central Massachusetts city of Worcester, has lost, according to unofficial results from the city government.
The hopes of nearly 4,000 Liberians residing in the U.S. on Deferred Enforced Departure immigration status have been left in limbo after the judge of a district court in Massachusetts ruled to dismiss a lawsuit filed on behalf of the Liberian DED beneficiaries.
Liberians living in the U.S on Deferred Enforced Departure immigration status finally got their day in court last Wednesday to challenge the legality of President Donald Trump’s decision to end the program.
Days following the arrest and investigation of eight suspects in connection with the gruesome killings in Maryland, the U.S.-based Barrobo United Development Association is calling on the government to speedily investigate the case and hold the culprits accountable.
A Liberian American pastor, Rev. Jesse Gibson, will appear on the ballot as an at-large city councilor candidate in the November 5 municipal elections for the central Massachusetts city of Worcester.