Illegal Immigrants Exposed to HIV Not Tested

HIVvirusChildren entering the country illegally are being tested for things like scabies and lice. Most, however, are not being tested for HIV.

The Valley AIDS Council is only testing children that may remain in the United States long-term.

“What’s important for folks to realize is that those youths are going to be here long-term,” said Oscar Lopez, director of education and prevention at VIC.

“They do get screened and get a fantastic education with the different programs that are part of sex education, counseling and testing – if they want or need it,” Lopez said…

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