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Banning Hiv From Becoming Citizens

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shameful hiv us ban

Dr. Bob, I saw something on aol that sentate is considering repealing the us entry requirements ban. I was wondering if you are a US citizen you can leave US and come back even if you are hiv positive and carry medications? No. Jacki
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Jacki,The travel ban does not apply to U.S. citizens.Dr. Bob Read more »

ENTERING THE USA (TRAVEL BAN)

BASICALY IAM A ENGLISH CITIZEN AND MY PARTNER A SPANISH CITIZEN CAN WE TRAVEL TO NEW YORK FOR A... Read more »

Touristic travel to New York

Congratulations doctor for your Forum here. Very useful! I am a European Union citizen (no need to... Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Lifting the HIV Entry Ban: What It Means on the Ground

...the ban occurred in July 2008 when President Bush signed into law the reauthorization of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR II). This amended the Immigration and Naturalization Act, striking the provision that renders... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UN Leaders, HIV/AIDS Advocates Laud Official End to HIV Travel Ban

... A travel ban in place since 1987 that prevented non-U.S. citizens with HIV/AIDS from entering the country officially ended Monday, The Hill's " Blog Briefing Room " reports (Romm, 1/4). According Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...which diseases were grounds for excluding prospective immigrants, students, refugees and tourists from entering the U.S. HIV/AIDS in 1987 was added to the list, and HHS secretaries in the George H.W. Bush and Clinton administrations proposed its... Read more »
Housing Works

CDC Approves Lifting of the HIV Travel Ban!

...for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The ban became continued to be an embarrassment, however. A group of up to 60 HIV-positive Canadian citizens was denied entry to the United States to attend the North American Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit,... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and International travel

Posted by aliveinla, 6 Replies
...unprotected sex with one guy who swore to be neg last March got me HIV poz diagnose 1/22/08. To make things worse, I am a Chinese citizen and I have to travel often across borders. Thank god I've received my green card couple years ago so no... Read more »

Unrightfully Banned From REALJOCK Gay Health Site

Posted by Stuart_Lanning, 1 Reply
...of individuals on the site were harrassing me in cruel ways including many disgusting remarks about my HIV status. He still banned me. His website forum specifically asks you when you sign up whether you are HIV positive or negative and I always... Read more »

Bitter and sweet

Posted by bobsstar1979, 4 Replies
...extra burden to carry with us. He's a foreigner so being HIV+ is creating difficulties is staying together (If he files for citizenship its unsure if or when he could go home again, if i go to his country, we can get married but he may not be... Read more »

Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...as a non-immigrant visitor. HIV waivers for legal permanent resident applications are only available to applicants with U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident immediate relatives (opposite sex spouses; children; or U.S. citizen parents, if the... Read more »