DED FOR LIBERIA EXTENDED AND EXPANDED, EADS EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30, 2024

On June 27, 2022, President Biden issued a memorandum directing the Secretary of Homeland Security to reinstate Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for eligible Liberians and to provide for continued employment authorization through June 30, 2024. The Department of Homeland Security published a Federal Register notice-87 FR 54515 extending and expanding DED and employment authorization for covered Liberians through June 30, 2024, and automatically extending through June 30, 2024, the validity of DED-related Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) bearing a Category Code of A-11 and a Card Expires date of March 30, 2020; Jan. 10, 2021; or June 30, 2022.

Creating an E-Verify Case

Once a new employee has completed Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, create a case in E-Verify for this employee. Enter the EAD document number you entered on Form I-9, as well as the automatically extended date of June 30, 2024. You must reverify these employees on Form I-9 before they start work on July 1, 2024.

Find more details about this extension on the DED Covered Country - Liberia page and instructions for completing Form I-9 on the Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure page.