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  1. Matter of Lopez (Board of Immigration Appeals 2013)

    The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) has reversed an immigration judge's decision that an HIV positive immigrant charged with prostitution poses a sufficiently serious danger to the community to warrant deportation. In this case, an immigrant woman ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/14/2020 5:22pm

  2. Lopez Berera v. Holder, Brief of Amici Curiae, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Lambda Legal and Winston & Strawn LLP (2013)

    This Amici Curiae brief, filed by Lambda Legal and Winston & Strawn LLP, concerns a transgender Mexican woman living with HIV who was denied asylum in the United States. Filed in the Ninth Circuit, the brief was supported by organizations including th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2021 4:27pm

  3. Desai v. Attorney Gen. of U.S., 695 F.3d 267, 271 (3d Cir. 2012).

    This is a United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit decision affirming the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) denial of an HIV-positive Indian man's request for reconsideration of his removability from the United States. Desai, an HIV-positive ci ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2020 4:37pm

  4. Letter Re: Civil Rights Complaints Filed by the National Immigrant Justice Center, Lambda Legal (2011)

    This letter, drafted by Lambda Legal on behalf of a wide-ranging coalition including CHLP, provides support to civil rights complaints filed by the National Immigrant Justice Center. Submitted to the Department of Homeland Security, the letter expresses s ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/28/2020 3:50pm

  5. Criminals and Victims? The Impact of the Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure on African, Caribbean and Black Communities in Ontario, Akim Adé Larcher and Alison Symington, The African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (2010)

    This paper examines the impact of the growing use of HIV criminalization laws on African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities in Ontario. In an analysis that may be useful for advocates in other jurisdictions, this document addresses the intersections b ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/14/2020 6:37pm

  6. HIV and International Labour Migration: Policy Brief, UNAIDS, International Labour Organization, International Organization for Migration (2008)

    This UNAIDS policy brief is a response to the increasing importance of international labour migration to the global economy and the unique HIV-related risks facing international workers. Published in June 2008, it outlines the HIV-related risks that can a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/27/2020 4:58pm

  7. Know Your Rights: The HIV Ban and Immigration, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    This brief front-and-back handout provides answers to frequently asked questions about HIV, immigration, and the HIV Ban. The HIV ban is no longer in effect as of January 4, 2010, and the handout helps individuals determine how the lifting of the ban will ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/21/2018 3:36pm

  8. Medical Examination of Aliens—Removal of HIV Infection from Definition of Communicable Disease of Public Health Significant, 42 CFR 34, Department of Health and Human Services (2009)

    This final rule amends Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulations to remove HIV from the definition of "communicable disease of public health significance." Before this rule was issued, individuals living with HIV were inadmissibl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:57pm

  9. Memorandum Directing USCIS Officers to Hold In Abeyance Green Card Applications of HIV-Positive Applicants, U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (2009)

    The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued this memorandum in September 2009 directing all USCIS officers to hold in abeyance "green card" applications of HIV-positive applicants who would otherwise be inadmissible because of their ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:56pm

  10. Issuance of a Visa and Authorization for Temporary Admission into the United States for Certain Nonimmigrant Aliens Infected with HIV; Final Rule, 73 F.R. 58023

    In 2008, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) amended its regulations under 8 C.F.R. § 212.4 regarding the issuance of temporary entry visas for certain people with HIV. Under 8 U.S.C. § 1182 and 42 C.F.R. § 34.2, people with HIV are considered ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

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