AAU sent a letter to Congress urging passage of final FY22 appropriations and Build Back Better Act provisions important to our nation’s health, economic competitiveness, security, and crucial government-university research partnership.
AAU and 13 other organization sent a follow-up letter requesting a response from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services on a previous letter, sent in March, 2021, that had urged the agency quickly to implement provisions of the “Emergency Stopgap USCIS Stabilization Act” included in H.R…
AAU joined CUPA-HR and nine other higher education associations in sending a letter to USCIS Director Ur Jaddou requesting that previously announced flexibilities on Form I-9 compliance requirements be extended through June 30, 2022.
The House approved its final compromise NDAA bill, S. 1605 on December 7, 2021 on a 363-70 vote. The final NDAA authorizes $768.1 billion in defense spending, $25 billion more than the President’s FY22 budget request.
AAU joined ACE and 44 other higher education organizations to submit comments on the Department of Homeland Security’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
AAU joined the Friends of Institute of Education Sciences Coalition in sending a letter urging the House and Senate Appropriations Committee leadership to include $814 million for IES as part of a final FY22 appropriations agreement.