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Hiv And Immigration Law

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Ask the Experts

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
...immigration status, contact your local Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) office. I also suggest that you read the HIV/AIDS and Immigration page here at The Body.Let me also point out that for other countries, laws regarding... 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 »

Hiv & Immigration

this is in response to the questions about being allowed into the country if you have hiv. I'm a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...their application, PlusNews reports. According to PlusNews , HIV-positive immigrants can obtain assistance in accessing HIV/AIDS treatment and avoiding deportation from many organizations in the country, especially in Paris. About 20,000... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Manuals Discuss HIV/AIDS Law, Immigration Policy; Policy Brief Examines Integrating AIDS Prevention Into Care

...-- which primiarly targets public health professionals -- provides an expanded discussion of the law and policy surrounding HIV/AIDS issues, as well as enhanced material on the legal aspects of recent abortion and euthanasia rulings. The manual... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Immigrant Women With HIV

...by the epidemic and have unique challenges with regard to treatment and prevention. As of 2005, there were 126,964 women with AIDS in the U.S. Latinas, including immigrants, are disproportionately affected by HIV. Although they make up 14% of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City HIV/AIDS Advocates Conducting Increased HIV/AIDS Education Among Mexican Immigrants

... HIV/AIDS advocates in New York City have begun intensifying their education and outreach efforts among Mexican immigrants in an effort Read more »
Connect With Others

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... Read more »

Looking for a New York immigrant living with HIV

Posted by LTnewyork
...I am a reporter working on an article on immigrants living with HIV/AIDS. Please contact me at larrytung@hotmail.com if you are willing to share your experience. Your identity will not be revealed 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 »

hiv - immigration

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I need info/help from anyone that has been through the process of applying for a green card with HIV issues, particularly those with H-1B status trying for permanent residency. Thank you. NYC Read more »