Archive for June 23rd, 2008

EU Pressures United States in HIV Travel Ban

European Union’s Commissioner for Justice Jacques Barrot questioned U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff as to why travelers with HIV are not allowed to make use of the U.S. Visa Waiver Programs. Barrot’s office has been under pressure from Ministers of the European Parliament regarding the ability of HIV-positive individuals to travel into the United States. The issue could become a sticking point as talks between the two parties continue on the subject of EU citizens gaining…