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Our Commitment to Science & Scientists from Around the World

We're reaffirming our 200-year-long commitment to science and scientists around the globe.

Published February 14, 2017

Our Commitment to Science & Scientists from Around the World

On January 31, 2017, our President & CEO, Ellis Rubinstein, wrote a message to Members and the wider scientific community expressing our opposition to the President Trump's executive order on immigration. In that same letter, Mr. Rubinstein also noted that the Academy is prepared to do something about it, specifically through a soon to be announced initiative to support immigrant scientists, engineers, and students in the United States.

Since sending that initial letter, responses have poured in, with hundreds of people and organizations expressing an interest in supporting or being a part of the immigrant-focused initiative. In addition, the Academy has signed on as a supporter of the upcoming March for Science.

We encourage you to learn more and get involved by using the links below.

Urgent Message from our President & CEO

Read the original message that our President & CEO, Ellis Rubinstein, sent to all Members and shared with the broader scientific community.

Putting Our Principles into Practice

An update from our President & CEO on how the Academy is putting its principles into practice.

Initiative for Immigrant Scientists, Engineers & Students

The Academy and its partners are working to finalize details of a new program to support immigrant scientists, engineers, and students working and studying in the United States. If you'd like to learn more or get involved, sign up here.

The March for Science, April 22, 2017

The Academy is committed to supporting the March for Science and we encourage our Members to participate.

Webinar: What International Scientists Should Know about Immigration and Travel

March 8, 2017 at 3pm EST

This webinar will feature a discussion of the implications of the White House Executive Order on Immigration for international scientists working in the US.