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Hiv Travel And Immigration Restrictions Restrictions Lifted For Usa

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Travelling to the USA with HIV

Hi,I have been offered to go on a holiday to Florida in 6 months time and am unsure of the law regarding HIV. I have been on the US embassy site whish states i would require a visa as i have HIV. I have also read on this site that the ban has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...October 31, 2009By JULIA PRESTON, New York TimesPresident Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people who had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, fulfilling a promise he made to gay... Read more »

HIV is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious... Read more »

travel to overseas

Dear Dr Bob,I will be travelling to overseas in a month time. As i am currently under HAART... Read more »
Articles
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Urges Swift Adoption of Proposed Rules Eliminating HIV Travel and Immigration Ban

... New York, N.Y. -- After over twenty years of barring people living with HIV from traveling or immigrating to the United States, the federal government is one step closer to getting this baseless, discriminatory law off the books, according to... Read more »
The Body

Obama Lifts HIV Travel Ban

... On October 30, 2009, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would be doing away with its 20-year-old ban preventing people living with HIV/AIDS from entering the country. The U.S. has been Read more »
The Body

International AIDS Conference Day 3: Dr. Koh Speaks on HIV Travel Restrictions

...Ambassador. Both Namibia and China lifted such travel restrictions this year. Last year, President Obama announced that the United States would lift its long-standing HIV-related travel restrictions , overturning a policy that had been in place... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Applauds Proposed Rules Eliminating HIV Travel Restrictions

...and immigration ban by removing HIV from the list of communicable diseases of public health significance for immigrants to the United States. Scott Schoettes, HIV Project Staff Attorney at Lambda Legal said: "We applaud HHS for fulfilling its... Read more »
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HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
...that always scares them off... so I figure I should indulge my passions and do what I have always wanted to do... leave the United States. But now, I discover that there are no nations that I can find that will take an HIV+ person. I am gainfully... Read more »

Question about immigrating to USA!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 been asked by the immigration officer. My... Read more »

HIV Travel Restrictions

Posted by ScotCharles, 5 Replies
...See: http://www.aegis.com/topics/travel.html Read more »

Travelling outside US and back into US - HELP!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I currently work in the US and am on a work visa. Tested hiv +ve last year here in the US and I want to find out if I can travel to other countries come back to the US without any problems at the airport, i.e at immigration. I am scared that... Read more »