The Department of Immigration will proceed immediately with the issuance of a residence permit to a foreign student living with HIV, after confirmation that he/she is not contagious, provided that he/she must undergo clinical laboratory monitoring. at the Gregorio Clinic.
Regarding a newspaper article entitled “They expel a student because he has AIDS – They ask for intervention from the Government”, the Department of Population and Immigration records states in a relevant announcement that “respecting its provisions of the existing Legislation and more specifically of the Law on Foreigners and Immigration, must prohibit the entry into the country or carry out deportations for those persons who are carriers or suffer from communicable or infectious diseases and which are a danger to public health “./p>
Following a letter from the University to which the person is attending stating that he will not be allowed to attend for reasons of public health protection, the Department of Immigration actually sent a letter inviting him to leave for his country, is added.
“Today, after a certificate received from the competent Medical Services of the state that the student is not contagious, the Department of Immigration will proceed immediately with the issuance of a residence permit to the student with the condition that he should receive a clinical laboratory examination at the Gregorio Clinic “, says the announcement.