Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberians

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services invited you to participate in a webinar on Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberians, on Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern.

On Jan. 20, 2021, President Biden issued a memorandum to the secretary of homeland security extending DED and employment authorization through June 30, 2022, for eligible Liberians (and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia) who had DED as of Jan. 10, 2021.  

Additionally, the filing period for eligible Liberian nationals and certain family members to apply for adjustment of status under LRIF has been extended to Dec. 20, 2021.

During this webinar, USCIS provided an overview of LRIF, as well as the reinstatement of DED for eligible Liberians (and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia), explain LRIF’s eligibility requirements (including recent clarifications) and shared filing tips.

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