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Hiv Waiver And Immigration

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I am HIV+ and have been asked to obtain insurance to cover any treatment and care I may get in the US as long as it is at no cost to the US order to qualify for a visa waiver.I've had little success so far, any ideas? ...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
I take it that you have already consulted an immigration attorney and they were of no help. Unfortunately, obtaining individual coverage is not a simple or easy situation. Unless you can become covered under a employer's group plan through a... Read more »

Hiv & Immigration

this is in response to the questions about being allowed into the country if you have hiv. I'm... Read more »

Cobra and HIV+ immigrant spouse

Hello,I am an American citizen and I have an HIV+ spouse who is Kenyan. We are currently living in... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Immigration and HIV

Foreign citizens living in the U.S. frequently encounter challenges related to their immigration status. Who hasn't heard the plight of a coworker, friend, or family member whose application for a visa, work permit, or green card has been... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

The United States' HIV Immigration Ban Eliminated? Not So Fast!

In July, Congress passed an amendment that lifted the statutory ban on the admission of people with HIV into the United States as part of the reauthorization of PEPFAR, the global AIDS bill now known as the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde U.S. Global... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Immigration Officials Announce New Rules to Ease Visa Processing for HIV-Positive Visitors

U.S. immigration officials on Monday announced new rules to ease and expedite visa processing for HIV-positive visitors, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. A law that made foreigners living with HIV/AIDS inadmissible in the U.S. was repealed when... 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/aids waiver para ajuste de estatus uscis

Posted by Anonymous
hola a todos, quisiera saber de alguien que ha vivido o vive en la actualidad este proceso de waiver para hiv/aids para ajuste de estatus de asilado a residente permanente. Ademas de hacer quizas amigos a traves de este medio. Suerte para todos en... 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 »

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 if you are willing to share your experience. Your identity will not be revealed if you requested so. Thanks! 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

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