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President Biden Issues a Memorandum on Extending Eligibility for Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians

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 ALERT: President Biden issued a Memorandum on Extending Eligibility for Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians to the secretaries of state and homeland security 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.

We will publish a Federal Register notice as soon as possible to implement the president's memorandum.

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