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Immigration And Hiv Status

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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
...that you read the HIV/AIDS and Immigration page here at The Body.Let me also point out that for other countries, laws regarding immigration and HIV status can vary significantly from one country to another. If you are HIV positive, and/or if you... 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 »


If I'm a green card holder and I intend to travel overseas you state here that I might not be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

European Commission Asks HHS to Stop Requiring Foreign Visitors to Report HIV Status to U.S. Immigration Authorities

...whether they have HIV, Agence France-Presse reports (Agence France-Presse, 1/13). A law that made foreigners living with HIV/AIDS inadmissible in the U.S. was repealed when President Bush signed legislation reauthorizing the President's... Read more »
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 Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Immigrant Women With HIV 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

Globe and Mail Examines "Alarming Rise" in HIV Prevalence Rate Among African, Caribbean Immigrants in Canada

...An "alarming rise" in HIV prevalence among African and Caribbean immigrants in Canada has caught health officials "off guard" and prompted warnings that Read more »
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HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
...understand that even if I were paying for my own medications, that I can STILL be denied entry to most nations because of my status. Has anyone else encountered this ? What can I do? Read more »

Bitter and sweet

Posted by bobsstar1979, 4 Replies
...asked him to marry me and although he didn't say yes, it didn't stop him from dating me. Then in june I was diagnosed being HIV positive. Then two weeks later, the worst day of life happened when he tested positive as well. It's a 99.9% chance... Read more »

Question about immigrating to USA!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 questions are (1) We are wondering if she should apply for... Read more »

Adjustment of status and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am HiV+ and I am an Immigrant.Recently, I fell in love with a navy guy who is HIV- and wants to get married.I have not told him about Read more »