Accès direct au contenu

Retour rapide vers l'accueil

Pall lifts along with AIDS travel ban

The Chicago Tribune, 1 December 2009
Publié le : 1 décembre 2009
 Bonnie Miller Rubin 

"Senora Desiree cries when she talks about her only son, who is HIV-positive. The fact that the 18-year-old has been barred from visiting Chicago only heaps humiliation on top of her pain.

""I have suffered so much because of the law," said Desiree, a Chicago resident who last saw her son in their native Nicaragua three years ago.

"President Barack Obama recently announced that the 22-year-old ban on entry into the United States for anyone infected with HIV/AIDS will be lifted in January, making life a bit easier for mothers such as Desiree, who did not want her full name used because of the stigma of having an HIV-positive relative.

Tuesday marks the 21st World AIDS Day, and Americans today are more enlightened about how the disease is transmitted than they were two decades ago."

Read on...

Questionnaire utilisateurs
Le site La Clé des langues évolue, suite au passage de relais entre responsables
éditoriaux et à l’optimisation de la plateforme. Nous souhaitons à cette occasion connaître
vos attentes d’utilisation du site : merci de remplir ce questionnaire et n’hésitez pas à nous
suggérer des améliorations.

Questionnaire utilisateurs
Share this news story on facebook
More on Health and Science

Mise à jour le 1 décembre 2009
Créé le 1 décembre 2009
ISSN 2107-7029
DGESCO Clé des Langues