Filing Period for Certain Liberians Applying for Adjustment Extended to Two Years

Jan 12, 2021 | Immigration Updates, Individual Services

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the filing period for certain Liberian nationals and family members to apply for adjustment of status under the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness provision has been extended until December 20, 2021.

The provision provides an opportunity for certain Liberian nationals and family members to obtain lawful permanent resident status in the United States.

Details:

Related Posts:

DHS Issues Final Rule to Modify H-1B Cap Lottery with Selection Process Based on Wage Level; New Administration Likely to Reverse Course

On January 8, 2021, new rules will be published by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) impacting the H-1B visa lottery to be held in March 2021.  The “midnight” regulation is scheduled to take effect on March 9, 2021. While this could impact future cap seasons, WR believes that the rule is unlikely to take […]

President Biden Revokes Trump-Era Ban on Entry of Many Immigrants; State Dept. Instructs Exceptions to Nonimmigrant Ban

On February 24, 2021, President Biden revoked former President Trump’s proclamation issued in April 2020 that banned many immigrants from entering the United States. Biden Proclamation Revoking Immigrant Ban President Biden’s proclamation states that the Trump-era ban, whose stated purpose was to prevent entry by those who presented a risk to the U.S. labor market […]