MEDIA ADVISORY - Immediate Release
May 1, 2015
Congressman Donald Payne, with Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker Offices, to Hold Ebola-Related Immigration Workshop
For Immediate Release
Michael Burns (Payne, Jr.) 202-225-3436
Steven Sandberg (Menendez) 973-297-4917
Silvia Alvarez (Booker) 973-639-8700
** MEDIA ADVISORY **
On Saturday, May 2, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. in collaboration with representatives from the offices of U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, will host an orientation on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s policy designating Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
As a result of the policy, eligible nationals of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone may apply for protection from deportation and for work permits with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The event will include an information session by USCIS on the policy and the registration process, which runs through May 20, 2015.
WHO: Congressman Donald Payne, Jr.
Representatives from the offices of Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
WHAT: Workshop on DHS’s Temporary Protected Status Designations for Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone
WHEN: Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 10 – 11:30 AM
WHERE: Essex County College
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Source: By Congress Man Donald Payne's Office