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  • AIBS Comments to DHS on Proposed Student Visa Restrictions
    by AIBS on October 27, 2020 at 12:00 am

    AIBS is deeply concerned by this proposal to impose complicated new visa restrictions on international students and urge that the proposed rule be withdrawn in its entirety.     Related Stories Multisociety Letter Urging Rigorous Assessment of […]

  • Report Urges Increased Investments in U.S. R&D
    by AIBS on October 26, 2020 at 12:00 am

    A new report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Perils of Complacency: America at a Tipping Point in Science & Engineering, urges significant action and research funding to ensure that the United States does not lose its […]

  • Latest Public Policy Report
    by AIBS on October 26, 2020 at 12:00 am

    The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.     Related Stories WHO, NASEM Unveil COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Plans Multisociety Letter Urging […]

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