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Indeterminate Hiv Status And Immigration

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

The European Commission on Tuesday called on HHS to drop a requirement that visitors inform U.S. authorities whether they have HIV, Agence France-Presse reports (Agence France-Presse, 1/13). A law that made foreigners living with HIV/AIDS... 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 to social services and provides some sense of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of HIV-Positive Immigrants to Canada Triples in One Year, Immigration Department Says

Canada in 2003 recorded three times as many HIV-positive immigrants as the year before, according to government statistics, Canada's National Post reports. Citizenship and Immigration Canada , the country's immigration department, began requiring... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Immigration Status

I love your site. It's a great resource and you are very patient with a lot of worried people.I'm one of them! I'm curious--as someone who is not an american citizen, could a postive HIV test effect my VISA status? Do you recommend...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,An HIV-antibody test is required for people applying for legal permanent residency (green card status). You may be denied permanent status if you are HIV positive. However, if you're HIV positive and have close family ties living here, an... Read more »

Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back... Read more »

Indeterminate result HIV test 13 weeks pregnant (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE HIV TEST, 2011)

Hi, I'm sorry to ask this question, as I realise that there are lots of similar questions on the subject, but I wanted something a little more specific as I am so stressed out!I am 13 weeks pregnant with my second child and had my routine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible and hence so is your chance of being HIV infected. Please note an "indeterminate" result is not a "positive" result! Pregnancy can induce nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies that can... Read more »

HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back indeterminate so I got a more accurate test which came back negative. I am now pregnant with a different man so at the first OBGYN appointment I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are a number of reasons preliminary HIV tests may be indeterminate. (See below.) An indeterminate preliminary test followed by a negative "more accurate test" indicates you are HIV negative. Pregnancy is one of the potential... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 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... I have a responsibility to tell them I am positive, and that always scares them off... so I figure I should... 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 my HIV status yet but I know when I take the Immigration Medical Exam, the test will come back +.I need help on... 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 »