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Who Is The New Minister of Commerce?
Professor Wilson K. Tarpeh is a financial expert and administrator with over thirty-six (36) years of executive level experience in both private and public sectors, at home and abroad. Prominent among these positions are; President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Agricultural & Cooperative Development Bank (ACDB), the Executive Director of the African Development Bank Group, Minister of Finance, Executive Director of the Financial Sector Reform Secretariat, Office of the President of Liberia; Managing Director of the Atlantic Finance Corporation (AFC), Executive Vice President for Africa, DNR Investment Group. Prof. Tarpeh also consulted with the ADB, the United Nations Development Program, the European Union, United States Treasury, and the Government of Mozambique, among many. (More)
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What is DED and How Does It Affect Me?
DED Granted Country - Liberia
Current DED Expiration Date:March 31, 2019
DED Period:April 1, 2018, through
March 31, 2019
EADs Auto-Extended Through:Sept. 30, 2018
Federal Register Notice Citation:83 FR 13767
DED has continued to be extended for Liberians since that initial period and was set to expire on
March 31, 2018.
On March 27, 2018, President Trump, This 12-month transitional period of DED allows affected individuals to arrange for their departure from the United States, or seek an alternative lawful immigration status in the United States, if eligible, before DED ends on
March 31, 2019.
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You are a DED holder from Liberia, your protection will end on this date.from Liberia expires on EDLiberia – the US government has announced that Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for people .
March 31, 2019.
What happens next?
You will need to change your status or leave the United States by March 31, 2019. If you do nothing, you will risk arrest and deportation.
Can I still work?
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) says this new decision allows you to work during the “transitional period” from March 31, 2018, to March 31, 2019.
You are eligible for employment authorization during the 12-month transitional period if you:
have continuously resided in the United States since Oct. 1, 2002, and
are a current beneficiary under DED for Liberia
If you are eligible, you may request work authorization by filing a Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization.
Do I need a new EAD?
If your current employment authorization document (EAD) expired on March 31, 2018, it will be automatically extended for six months, until September 30. If you are still eligible for work authorization but your Employment Authorization Document (EAD) has expired, you should file for a renewal. If you want to work after September 30, 2018, file for renewal now. Find more information on this page.
What about my employer?
You may show your expired EAD and a copy of the Federal Register notice to employers or government officials. Employers may rely on the Federal Register notice as evidence that your EAD is still valid.
If your employers have questions about the automatic EAD extension, they may contact:
USCIS Form I-9 Support: 888-464-4218 or
U.S. Department of Justice, Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER) Employer Hotline: 800-255-8155
If you have questions or concerns yourself about the EAD extension, call the Office of Special Council Employee Hotline at 800-255-7688.
What if I want to travel?
If you want to travel outside the United States and return before the
expiration date, you must file for advance parole. Advance parole gives you permission to leave the United States and return during a specified period. To request advance parole, you must file Form I-131, Application for Travel Document.
What happens when DED Liberia expires?
When your DED expires, your legal status will go back to what it was before. You can apply to change your status or you can leave the United States.
What can I do?
You can meet with a lawyer
If you cannot meet a lawyer in person, LegalZoom is a reputable website that will give you a one-hour free consultation with a lawyer. This means you can meet online for one hour with an immigration lawyer or legal aide. If you do this, make sure you have all of your questions ready ahead of time and someone to interpret for you if you need. After your one-hour consultation, they will try to have you sign up as a paid client. Do not sign anything unless you have money to pay for the lawyer.
What if I can’t meet with a lawyer? What if I can’t afford a lawyer?
We know many individuals cannot meet with a lawyer. Here is more information to help you understand your options. This is not legal advice but instead information to help you consider your choices.
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I feel this is my home’: Hundreds protest in Washington to support immigrants with temporary protected status; “The Liberia that I knew and grew up in is not the Liberia of today,” she said.
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