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TPS AWG, and African Community Together released a report, which in collaboration with the Center for Migration Studies, provides estimates on the number of people eligible for LRIF, and an analysis on LRIF adjudication data released by USCIS.

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CLINIC and partners submitted updated recommendations to USCIS on LRIF implementation on June 2.

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CLINIC submitted a comment to the USCIS Policy Manual update regarding Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness, or LRIF, on May 7, 2020

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CLINIC's partner organizations submitted a joint comment in response to USCIS's updates to the Policy Manual regarding LRIF on May 7.

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USCIS has provided formal guidance on LRIF adjudications through the release of a new chapter of its Policy Manual. Specifically, USCIS Policy Manual, Vol. 7, Part P, Chapter 5. The USCIS Policy Manual is the agency’s centralized online source for USCIS’ immigration policies. These policies are critical to legal representatives who seek to provide their clients with accurate information and reliable guidance. Comments must be submitted on or before May 7, 2020.

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The termination date of DED for Liberia has been postponed until Jan. 10, 2021. A Federal Register Notice granting an automatic extension of work authorization was published on April 7, 2020.

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SILVER SPRING, Maryland — On the eve of its expiration on March 30, the White House announced that Deferred Enforced Departure, or DED, for Liberia is extended until Jan. 10, 2021. DED provides protection from deportation and work authorization for thousands of Liberians who have been living in the United States for decades.

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Fact sheet on why USCIS' proposed expedite process for Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness, or LRIF, is insufficient and lead to gaps in employment authorization for LRIF applicants.

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CLINIC and partners submitted a letter to DHS and USCIS on Jan. 28, 2020, regarding recommendations on the implementation of Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness, or LRIF. The recommendations seek to address potential losses of work authorization and protection from deportation that most principal LRIF applicants imminently face.