We request a refund with interest and admission of Liberia into the US Visa Waiver Program,” the groups demanded. BackgroundIn the early 1990s, thousands of Liberians fled the violence of the civil war to the United States. Through his painstaking research on U.S. – Liberia relationship, he gathered that ten Liberian presidents were born and educated in the United States. “Liberia deserves special consideration because of the history of American Colonization and the settlement of free men of color from the United States in Liberia and the contributions Liberia continues to make to the United States,” he wrote. He furthered: “Article 1 of the Liberian Constitution of 1824 granted privileges to Liberians that we have not enjoyed.
Source: Front Page Africa February 07, 2021 11:15 UTC