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In Tijuana, Caravan Migrants Met With Xenophobia and HIV Discrimination but Find Support

As the U.S. government shutdown carries on for nearly a month over border wall funding, many migrants caught in Tijuana amid discrimination get support from a steadfast HIV organization.

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Black Immigrants and HIV: Prevention and Treatment Strategies That Work

Black immigrants to the U.S. face unique challenges. Those challenges can make life even more difficult for people living with HIV.

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Profile: Border Crossings

Zimbabwean women Esther and Marvelous tell their stories of doing what it took to survive by applying for asylum at the 2006 International AIDS Conference in Toronto.

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Being at the Table and Not On the Menu: A Conversation With Amanda Lugg of African Services Committee

Please click here to watch a short interview featuring Amanda Lugg, Director of Advocacy at African Services Committee.

Amanda works to integrate direct service with immigrant mobilization and advocacy to address issues of immigration, access to hea...

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Washington: Helping Immigrants Learn to Talk Openly About AIDS

Health experts say Washington's African immigrant communities have a very different HIV/AIDS case profile compared to the general population. Males accounted for 84 percent of Washington's HIV/AIDS cases between 2003 and 2007, state Department of Hea...

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California: HIV's Hidden Victims -- More Latina Immigrants Are Being Infected, Often by Husbands or Boyfriends

Latinas are increasingly at risk of HIV infection, often by husbands or boyfriends who secretly inject drugs or have sex with men, studies find. At the end of June last year, 30 percent of all California women with HIV were Latina, resulting in an in...

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Soccer Tournament Aims to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness, Testing Among African, Caribbean Immigrants in Seattle Area

Health officials in the Seattle area are hosting a soccer tournament in an effort to teach African and Caribbean immigrants about HIV/AIDS and undergo testing for the virus, the Seattle Times reports. The second "Kick HIV/AIDS Away" soccer tournament...

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Deadly Secrets: Massachusetts Hub Group Helps African Immigrants With HIV-AIDS Overcome Bias, Fear

Rosette Serwanga knew that more had to be done. A 40-year-old Zambian immigrant and mother of three had died in Lowell. A 44-year-old Ugandan woman died at home in Waltham. Most troubling, a 38-year-old woman had died in Belgium, in transit from Walt...

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Danger at the U.S./Mexico Border: From North and South, People Flock to Tijuana -- Along With HIV

Thousands of people cross the US/Mexico border every day, many eventually traveling farther north into California or farther south into Mexico, and health officials fear there could be an AIDS explosion in the making. A study released in February fro...

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African Immigrants Affected by HIV

African immigrants make up a small, but growing percentage of the people of color affected by HIV/AIDS locally. Sammie Fick, a case manager for the Madison Clinic at Harborview Medical Center, works with a large number of African immigrants and refug...