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The comments express the associations’ strong support for the Green Paper’s overarching aims and for many of the Green Paper’s recommendations, several of which reflect a positive response to the associations’ July 2018 comments on NIST’s Request for Information (RFI) on Federal Technology Transfer Authorities and Processes.
Six higher education organizations including the Association of American Universities wrote in response to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) concerning the “Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking to File H-1B Petitions on Behalf of Cap-Subject Aliens.”
The Association of American Universities (AAU), the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) wrote a letter to Congress in support of ethically-conducted research that includes the use of fetal tissue. 
Thirty-one higher education associations, including the Association of American Universities, submitted comments to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding proposed changes to inadmissibility on public charge grounds.
The Association of American Universities (AAU), Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), Council on Governmental Relations (COGR), and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), have asked for more time to respond to The U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security's proposed changes to "emerging technologies."
NACUBO on behalf of the AAU and six other associations sent a letter to the IRS in response to the implementation of the guidance issued for UBTI basketing in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and offer several specific recommendations in the implementation of this new provision under TCJA.
AAU, together with 28 other associations, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Azar to express serious concerns with a reported proposal that seeks to limit the legal definition of sex to either female or male as determined by a person’s genitals at birth.
The Coalition for National Security Research, of which AAU is a member, sent a letter to the Secretary of Defense and Director of the Office of Managment and Budget urging increases in the Defense S&T program. "In an effort to begin to reach recommended funding levels, we urge you to include at least a 4 percent increase over enacted levels in the Defense S&T program including the defense basic research programs in the FY 2020 budget request."
AAU President Mary Sue Coleman wrote to DHS Secretary Nielsen, applauding the reestablishment of the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council, and urged the secretary to renew AAU's membership on the council.
AAU President Mary Sue Coleman wrote to House and Senate leadership urging Congress to pass the unfinished FY19 appropriations bills or an omnibus appropriations bill before the continuing resolution expires December 7