People From Ebola-Hit Nations To Lose Protected Status In US

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Law360, New York (September 23, 2016, 11:09 PM EDT) — Temporary protected status for nationals of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will end in eight months, according to a Thursdsay notice from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, with the agency noting the countries are now free of Ebola.

Guinean, Liberian and Sierra Leonean nationals will no longer have temporary protected status as of May 21, according to the notice from USCIS. TPS designations protect people from deportation if they come from countries that could be dangerous to return to, and the agency has said the status…

Source: Law360