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News, information, and commentary by The Center for HIV Law and Policy.

On October 15, 2019, CHLP presented a webinar entitled Is HIV Molecular Surveillance Worth The Risk? to review the scientific and public health implications of HIV molecular surveillance, and discuss how this technology fits in with ongoing HIV criminalization advocacy. Panelists include Jacob Schneider, CHLP Staff Attorney; Andrew Gans, MPH, HIV, STD and Hepatitis Section Manager, New Mexico Department of Health; and, Ronald Johnson, US People Living with HIV Caucus.

Jennifer Kates, Sr. Vice President/Director of Global Health & HIV Policy,
Kaiser Family Foundation
The latest anti-immigrant proclamation applies only to those seeking immigrant visas, not tourist or business visas.
New Rule Violates Federal Law Prohibiting Disability-Based Discrimination
Michael Johnson, photo by NY Times
New York Times coverage of Michael Johnson's release on parole.
Catherine Hanssens
Founder/Executive Director

In recognition of the Trump administration's announced plan to do a sweep of NYC this weekend, here are two resources shared by colleagues on the Disability Rights Bar Association (DRBA) list.  

The fact sheet below, from the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center, outlines basic rights of immigration detainees to effective communication (including sign language interpreters if needed), accommodation of any disabilities, and necessary medical care and treatment. 

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