President Biden Extends Eligibility for Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians

On July 1, 2024, President Biden issued a Memorandum on Extending Eligibility for Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians that defers through June 30, 2026, the removal of any Liberian national, or person without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia, who is present in the United States and who was under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) as of June 30, 2024.

In addition, President Biden continued through June 30, 2026, employment authorization for individuals included in these categories.

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USCIS will publish a Federal Register notice to implement the president’s memorandum. Erickson Immigration Group will continue to monitor developments and share updates as more news is available. Please contact your employer or EIG attorney if you have questions about anything we’re reporting above or case-specific questions.