Linda Tam

Linda Tam Says Repeal of HIV-Travel Ban Good for Immigrant Rosendo Sanchez

Contra Costa Times, August 2, by Matt O’Brien

Because of the HIV ban, Rosendo Sanchez’s siblings do not count as qualifying sponsors who could get him out of the family immigration backlog. The repeal, said Linda Tam, “would make it so that the only thing he is doing is waiting for that backlog. It basically puts him on equal footing as anyone else. Before, it was a barrier.”