ABSTRACT

Applications for Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF): Fact Sheet [Updated May 6, 2021]   [open pdf - 944KB]

From the Document: "Over the years, Congress has passed legislation to provide access to lawful permanent resident (LPR) status to certain groups of foreign nationals living in the United States without permanent immigration status. The 116th Congress passed a measure of this type entitled Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF). LRIF provides an opportunity for Liberians who have been continuously present in the United States since November 2014 and specific family members to obtain LPR status. Enacted as part of the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act (P.L. [Public Law] 116-92, §7611), it gave individuals one year (until December 20, 2020) to apply for LPR status. The deadline was extended an additional year by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260, §901). This fact sheet presents data on LRIF applications received by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) through April 2, 2021."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R46487
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2021-05-06
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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