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APS serves the needs of its membership and the general public by providing information on how to take action and contact lawmakers on issues that affect both the physics community and the nation as a whole.
International students pursuing advanced STEM degrees in the US can be denied student visas if they intend to work in the US after they graduate.
APS Statements are public policy statements that undergo a meticulous process of draft and review, including receiving comments from APS members, before being voted on by APS Council at one of its semiannual meetings.
With the support of the American Physical Society, the Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction has been launched. Our goal is to reach out to physicists in the United States and mobilize those interested in engaging on the nuclear threat and opportunities for its reduction.
APS Joins Multi-Society Effort in Urging Trump Administration to Rescind Elimination of Federal DEI Training Programs
APS and 49 professional societies push back against the Trump Administration's efforts to do away with DEI training programs. DEI is a part of APS's core values.
APS Files FOIA Request in Response to Revocation of Visas for Chinese Students
In its ongoing battle to ensure that international students and scholars can study and work in the US, APS has filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the US State Department, asking for the rationale behind the revocation of more than 1,000 visas impacting Chinese students identified in comments from Department of Homeland Security officials.
These fellowships provide a public service by making available individuals with scientific knowledge and skills to Members of Congress. The application deadline is on December 15.