Brazilians seek right to travel to France for university studies

Brazil is currently on France's list of high-risk countries for Covid-19 infection.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian students and researchers launched a campaign this week urging the re-evaluation of the ban preventing them from traveling to France because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Some 300 prospective students at French universities have been unable to travel to the European country since late April, when President Emmanuel Macron's government removed student travel from Brazil from the list of exceptions for entering the country.

Many of the affected students and researchers risk losing their invitation to study abroad or even scholarships. Therefore, the group created the movement 'Étudier Est Impérieux' (Studying is . . .

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