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Do I Have To Take A Hiv Test For Immigration Change Of Status Or Marriage In The Usa

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Immigration laws in the USA relating to HIV

Dear Sowadsky,If a non US citizen living in USA with visa and work permission takes an HIV test in US and then baad enogh should test positive can the person alos be forced to leave US based on the HIV status? Second if a person needs to extend the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. First of all, in the United States, confidentiality laws regarding HIV, and any other medical information, applies to anyone, regardless of a persons immigration status. Laws at both the federal and state levels... Read more »

Is still banned to get in USA with HAART? (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, ENTERING THE USA)

Hi there, Id like to know if there has been any kind of improvement in order to let people using... Read more »

Insurance for poz immigrant to USA

I'm intending to try and emigrate to the USA to be with my new partner. Where can I get an... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Changes to France's Immigration Law Increasing Difficulty for HIV-Positive Immigrants to Obtain Residence Visa, Access to Treatment

Recent changes to France's immigration laws have made it harder for HIV-positive immigrants -- mainly from Africa -- to qualify for a visa called a "vital residence permit," which "guarantees access to social services and provides some sense of... Read more »
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Limited Justice for HIV-Positive Immigrant

On January 1996, at a local health clinic in Newark, NewJersey, Sergio,* a Brazilian man in his thirties, learned that he hadtested positive for HIV. The news filled him with stress and anxiety. Hewas not just worried about the fate of his health... Read more »
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After the Entry Ban, Why Danger Persists for Immigrants Living With HIV in the U.S.

Victoria Ojeda Cristina Velez As we move into the fifth year without the decades-old U.S. ban on entry and immigration for people living with HIV -- and enact visions of a country free of the Defense of Marriage Act -- what has changed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United States Should Not Deport HIV-Positive Immigrants, Opinion Piece Says

The United States should reverse its policy of deporting HIV-positive immigrants and should allow HIV-positive individuals to visit the country, columnist Jonathan Rauch writes in his National Journal column. The policy of barring HIV-positive... Read more »
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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 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 »

Question about immigrating to USA!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My girlfriend plans to come to the U.S. as my fiance (I am a U.S. citizen). It is been five years now since she was diagnosed with having HIV. With in that time, she traveled many times to US as a visitor without disclosing her status Or never... 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 »