This week's newsletter features updates about an AAU letter urging Congress to pass FY22 appropriations and Build Back Better Act provisions crucial to our nation's health, competitiveness, and security; DHS's reestablishment of the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council; and more.
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.
United for Medical Research, of which AAU is a founding member, sent a letter urging OMB Acting Director Shalanda Young to include an increase of at least $3 billion to the base budget of the National Institutes of Health for FY23.
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.
AAU joined 35 organizations in sending a letter urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy to include “Reauthorization of International Education Programs Under Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965” in the United States Innovation and Competition Act (USI