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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.
New Report: "How International Students and Researchers Benefit the United States: Their Experiences, Their Stories"
The report highlights the importance of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) and J-1 visa programs—both viewed as vulnerable under the current Administration.
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.
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.