Liberian immigrants in US get work authorization

September 27, 2014 8:43 PM

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BOSTON (AP) — Liberian immigrants living in New England will receive work authorization in the United States as the West African country battles an Ebola outbreak.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says it will automatically extend employment authorization documents for those immigrants. The announcement comes after President Barack Obama signed a memo extending a legal protection called "deferred enforced departure" that continues a protection fro...

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