Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Obama Lifts HIV Travel, Immigration Ban


This is great news!

Now I am one restriction less to travel and visit the US.


Obama Lifts HIV Travel, Immigration Ban

By Kerry Eleveld and Michelle Garcia

During a signing ceremony for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act, President Barack Obama announced Friday that the federal government would end its ban on travel and immigration to the U.S. by people who are HIV-positive, as first reported by The Advocate.

Obama made the announcement in the Diplomatic Room of the White House, where he told attendees that that policy was instituted 22 years ago "in a decision rooted in fear rather than fact."

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[Source: http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2009/10/30/Obama_Lifts_the_HIV_Travel_Ban/]

1 comment:

E said...

yey! makakapunta nako USA!!! Visa na lang pati pamasahe at pocket money....