Post Tagged with: "Liberians"

Liberian market on Staten Island (Photo by Yiqin Shen for Voices of NY)

DED for Liberians Extended One Year

African, Staten Island March 28, 2019 at 5:54 pm

The Trump administration has extended the Deferred Enforced Departure protection for Liberians for another year.

Members from the Liberian community gathered together on Sunday in the Christ Assembly Lutheran Church, Staten Island

One Month Left for Some Liberian Immigrants

African, Immigration, Staten Island February 21, 2019 at 5:29 pm

Members of Staten Island’s Liberian community in the Deferred Enforced Departure program explore their options as the protected status comes to an end, reports NY City Lens.

Clifton, Staten Island (Photo by Wusel007, Creative Commons license)

End of Relief Program Devastates SI Liberians

African, Immigration, Staten Island April 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm

A Liberian immigrant writes in City Limits about the consequences faced by the Liberians living on Staten Island after President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Enforced Departure program.

Mohammed Kamara in good spirits at his store. (Photo by Emily Rostek via BKReader)

Liberian Tries to Save His Store

African, Brooklyn, Business February 2, 2018 at 2:22 pm

BK Reader reports on the plight of a Liberian immigrant who is trying to save his hardware store in Crown Heights.

Photo by Zach Williams

A Home in the Old Liberian Neighborhood

African, Featured Posts, Queens, Video August 10, 2016 at 1:10 pm

A Liberian refugee who settled with his parents and sister in Hollis, Queens, more than 30 years ago returns to the old family home to restore more than just the house.

Serengeti Teas and Spices has opened in Central Harlem, the neighborhood's first tea shop. (Photo by U-Jin Lee via Northattan)

In Harlem, African Biz Grow, Not ‘Little Senegal’

African, Business October 10, 2013 at 6:19 pm

Two articles in Northattan find that while African businesses are growing in Central Harlem – like the neighborhood’s first tea shop – “Little Senegal” in South Harlem is seeing businesses closing shop due to rising rent and what the community sees as hostile building owners.