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ACT Statement on DED Termination

Since 2016, ACT has been fighting for the thousands of immigrants from Liberia who are in the US under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) programs. Most recently, we helped organize the campaign to extend DED, working with DED holders, the Liberian community, African organizations, and allies from around the country to lobby Congress, rally, and speak out to save this important program. Today, we learned that the Trump Administration will terminate the program, after a one year transition period. Given the Administration's record, there was a real risk that Liberians would lose status immediately, which...


Monday, May 21, 2018 at 05:30 PM · 11 rsvps
Oberia D. Dempsey Center in New York, NY

May 2018 Membership Meeting

Please join African Communities Together for our May 2018 Membership Meeting.


  • Public Charge- How Do Food Stamps, Medicaid, and Welfare Benefits Affect Immigration Status?
  • Refugee Policy and World Refugee Day

French interpretation and a light dinner will be provided as usual. 

Childcare is available for children 4 and older- please let us know if you will be bringing kids.

Coming? Please RSVP below.

Questions? Contact ACT at or (347) 746-2281.