HIV Immigration And Travel Ban Update

Andrew Sullivan —  May 20 2008 @ 12:57pm

Some very good news: the Bush administration has now formally backed removing the Jesse Helms anomaly from the books – and making HIV the same as every other medical condition for immigration/tourism purposes. Previously, they’d kept mum on this. It’s still touch-and-go on whether the provision survives in PEPFAR but the support of the Bush administration for the issue in principle is great.