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HIV-positive People Traveling And Immigrating To Europe

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Hi there,I've taken the time to read everything i could find on this site re the travel ban on HIV'ers. However, I have not been able to get a clear answer to my question: what is the current stance on people with HIV wishing to make the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Alb,Things are in a state of flux at the moment. Dubya signed a law on July 30 eliminating travel restrictions on HIV-positive foreigners entering the U.S. However, actually doing away with the Department of Health and Human Services'... Read more »

What does PEPFAR's passing mean for HIV-positive immigration?

Dear Dr. Bob,Now that Bush has signed the PEPFAR bill and the HIV ban on immigration has been... Read more »

Travel to Europe with me!

Hah, just kidding. Unless having a kick-ass time is your kinda thing!Haha...Enough of my babble.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HHS Should Act Quickly to End Travel Restrictions for HIV-Positive People, Editorial Says

HHS should take action "soon to end a de facto form of discrimination" by rewriting its rules prohibiting HIV-positive people from visiting the U.S., a Washington Post editorial says, adding that the continuation of the policy "puts the United... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Homeland Security Department Provides Inadequate Care, Treatment to HIV-Positive People at Immigration Detention Centers, Report Says

The Department of Homeland Security provides inadequate care and treatment to HIV-positive detainees at immigration detention centers nationwide, according to a report released recently by Human Rights Watch , the Los Angeles Times reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.K. Home Office Immigration Decision Could Lead to Deportation of Hundreds of HIV-Positive People

A recent decision by the U.K. Home Office authorizes hundreds of HIV-positive people living in the country -- where they are receiving antiretroviral therapy -- to be deported to their home countries, London's Independent reports. A majority... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rep. Lee Introduces Legislation to Repeal Ban on Immigration of HIV-Positive People to U.S.

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) last week introduced a bill (HR 3337 ) that would repeal Congress' 1993 ban on granting permanent status to HIV-positive immigrants and return such authority to the HHS secretary, the Oakland Tribune reports. The... Read more »
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HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
I am HIV+. My life is now over before it even began. All I want is someone to share my life with. I have tried, and cannot get a boyfriend... I have a responsibility to tell them I am positive, and that always scares them off... so I figure I should... Read more »

immigration and H.I.V

Posted by evenaive, 3 Replies
I dont know if anyone would have a clue about this - but I am getting tested this week - the thing is my fiance lives in America and I live in the UK - he is aware of my position at the moment and is very supportive - but we had planned to marry... Read more »

Immigrants living in the USA!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello everyone. The past 2 weeks questions have been posted with regards to travelling outside the USA and coming back into the USA if you are not an American citizen. I must say thank you very much to Scotcharles for the information provided.... Read more »

HIV Travel Restrictions

Posted by ScotCharles, 5 Replies

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