The travel warning issued by the German Federal Foreign Office is primarily aimed at tourists. However, early departure may also be recommended in the event of a long-term stay in the United States. Those who decide to stay have to accept the possibility of having to stay in the USA for a prolonged period of time.
Especially in the case of underage exchange students, we therefore advise you to weigh the possible risks of a further stay in the United States very carefully:
For questions concerning their visa in case of school closures or ended exchange programs, student (F, M) and Exchange (J) visa holders in the U.S. should be informed of and follow specific guidance from student offices and/or sponsor organizations. Student and Exchange visa holders in the U.S. and their guardians should also be informed of useful information on the following U.S. government websites: