Briefing: U.S. Travel Bans on Sex Workers, People who Use Drugs and People with Criminal Convictions

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The meeting was organised by Different Avenues, Women of Colour United and Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), and was held at OSI in Washington, D.C. OSI commissioned the analysis of U.S. immigration law and review of the grounds for inadmissibility to inform conversations about a waiver process for sex workers, people who use drugs and those with criminal convictions to attend the 2012 AIDS conference that is planned to be held in the U.S..

Sections include:

  • Purpose of the meeting
  • Participants
  • Summary of meeting:
  • Legal analysis
  • Discussion
  • Other ideas and suggestions discussed
  • Proposed actions (no consensus or agreement was reached on any of these proposals):
  • Next steps

You can download this 4 page PDF resource above. This resource is in English.