Education Secretary Miguel Cardona listens as President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House

source:Evan Vucci

On Monday, President Biden announced the application for his student loan relief program is officially live.

source:Evan Vucci

After weeks of waiting, student loan borrowers can now apply for President Biden’s program to receive up to $20,000 in debt cancellation.

source:Evan Vucci

Since its launch on Friday, more than 8 million borrowers have already applied for debt relief

the White House has received some 10,000 letters from borrowers praising one of his signature economic policies.

Biden’s plan is to cancel as much as $10,000 in federal student loan debt for people earning less than $125,000 a year, or less than $250,000 for married couples.

Since its launch on Friday, more than 8 million borrowers have already applied for debt relief

hose who received Pell Grants, federal aid for lower-income students, could see up to $20,000 forgiven.

“Republican members of Congress, Republican governors are trying to do everything they can to deny this relief even to their own constituents,” Biden said.