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Author Topic: Being HIV+ and getting married  (Read 1285 times)

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Offline ZeldaDC

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Being HIV+ and getting married
« on: August 28, 2019, 03:53:33 pm »
Hi everyone.

My current fiancÚ has proposed me marriage these days. I'm visiting USA and I'm from south America. He's going to request for the K1 Visa for the marriage, it includes a medical examination, do u guys know if with my condition, the embassy or migration department might reject the wedding or civil status change, residence, etc?

Offline Expat1

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Re: Being HIV+ and getting married
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2019, 10:19:10 pm »

Offline harleymc

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Re: Being HIV+ and getting married
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2019, 12:12:18 am »
Congratulations

Offline Jim Allen

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Re: Being HIV+ and getting married
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2019, 04:08:43 am »
 :) Congratulations, wishing you both the best.
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Offline TGun

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Re: Being HIV+ and getting married
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2020, 11:44:34 am »
The US immigration department does not check or ever test for HIV.  I can vouch for this personnally as my wife and i just did this same thing ourselves.  smooth sailing and no problems with the US governement getting a foreigner a visa if either one of you are HIV positive.

Offline MadDog125

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Re: Being HIV+ and getting married
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2020, 07:25:47 am »
Even if they do check during the exam for HIV I wouldn't worry. Medical conditions are protected under anti discrimination laws. 
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Offline TGun

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Re: Being HIV+ and getting married
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2020, 10:37:19 pm »
guaranteed they wont, just did this process a few weeks ago.. all good!

 


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