AAAS CEO Responds to Trump Immigration and Visa Order

Rush Holt reaches out to Trump administration in effort to protect international scientific collaborations. | Chet Susslin/National Journal

Rush Holt reaches out to Trump administration in effort to protect international scientific collaborations. | Chet Susslin/National Journal

The American Association for the Advancement of Science called on President Donald Trump to consult with the world’s largest general scientific organization to find ways to balance the nation’s necessity for the free flow of international scientific talent while safeguarding national security.

As the full impact of an immigration directive issued by Trump on 27 January took hold, blocking and stranding non-U.S. citizen students and scientists from seven countries from entering the United States for 90 days, AAAS CEO Rush Holt issued the following statement on 28 January underscoring the necessity to keep the nation’s doors open to scientists and students from around the globe, Read More