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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.
Funding for science is essential for maintaining an edge in national security, energy security, scientific leadership and economic prosperity.
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 Responds to Proposed Drastic Cuts to Federal Science Agencies in FY21 Budget
The President’s budget for fiscal year 2021 proposes harmful cuts to federal science agencies – including the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Science Foundation.
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.