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Hiv Waiver Immigration Processing

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
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 A law that made foreigners living with HIV/AIDS inadmissible in the U.S. was repealed when...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 »
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Streamlined Process Announced for Otherwise Eligible HIV-Positive Individuals to Enter the United States

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today the publication of a final rule that will streamline the issuance of certain short-term non-immigrant visas to people infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) who are... 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 »
Ask the Experts

Hiv & Immigration

this is in response to the questions about being allowed into the country if you have hiv. I'm a hiv+ female and i just received my greencard in Aug 05. I married and American and in the process of applying for my greencard I had to get a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for sharing your experience. Certainly being married to an American does help. However, unfortunately the majority of HIV-positive folks who would like to come to the USA for any of a variety of reasons don't have that luxury.... 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 Kenya but are trying to move to the US. You probably know that in order for my husband to get an HIV waiver, we must show proof that my husband is...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You will have the right to take COBRA coverage for 18 months from the date your coverage ends on March 31. How COBRA works - qualifying events, election periods, length of coverage, etc. - is governed under the federal law that created COBRA so... Read more »


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 »

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 eliminated, what does that mean for HIV-positive people hoping to get work visas or even green cards for the US? Will HHS lift HIV off it's list of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Well, the law has been passed and Dubya signed it. However, Dubya has the nasty habit of not always following the law. Certainly, when Obama moves into the White House and we have a return to science-based policies and common sense, the ban will... Read more »
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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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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 »

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 »