Friday, October 30, 2009
The President lifts the HIV travel ban
Today is a good day. A law was signed today that will end (after a 60 day waiting period) the HIV travel and immigration ban. This means people adopting HIV+ children will no longer have to get a special waiver in order for them to get a visa. While this waiver was not a very big deal in the long run, it did mean having to get letters from our doctor, insurance company, board of health, an extra 5 days in Ukraine and an extra $545 for the actual waiver fee. This is now one less thing to stop people from adopting these precious children!