Archdiocese of Detroit directs international students to return to home countries

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Posted at 9:28 AM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 15:14:00-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Archdiocese of Detroit has directed international students to return to their home countries amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

According to the archdiocese, this is to protect students and to reunite them with their families during the pandemic.

The Archdiocese said there are exceptions that will be granted in the following circumstances.

Those include:

  • A flight home is unavailable due to travel restrictions
  • Their home country will not allow entry
  • They are currently living with a legitimate family member
  • They provide a written document from a physician that it is detrimental for them to depart

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