Starting on December 26, 2019, USCIS is now accepting adjustment of status applications from certain Liberian nationals under Section 7611 of the National Defense Authorization Act. Section 7611 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF), allows Liberian nationals and their spouses, unmarried children under 21 years old, or unmarried sons and daughters 21 years old or older living in the United States who meet the eligibility requirements to apply to become lawful permanent residents (receive Green Cards).
To be eligible for permanent residence under LRIF, a Liberian national must have been continuously physically present in the United States from November 20, 2014, to the date they properly file an application for adjustment of status. USCIS will accept properly filed applications until Dec. 20, 2021, one year from the enactment of the LRIF.
In order to be eligible for a Green Card under the LRIF, you must meet the following requirements:
The following grounds of inadmissibility do not apply to applicants under the LRIF:
Aliens are ineligible under LRIF if they have:
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