Some of the countries that benefitted from the cancellation order include Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, Yemen and others.
Biden took the steps as part of his first acts in office when he signed 17 executive orders on Wednesday.
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Recall that in January 2020, Trump had expanded curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria.
The reversal is part of a 10-day onslaught of executive actions intended to overturn key Trump policies without waiting for Congress, on topics ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to climate change and criminal justice,