American Astronomical Society

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American Astronomical Society

Partner of the March for Science

American Astronomical Society is listed on the March for Science website as a "partner."[1]

Signed Letter Criticizing Trump for Immigration Policy

American Astronomical Society was one of 152 "professional scientific, engineering and education societies, national associations, and universities" who wrote an open letter to President Donald Trump dated January 31 2017 regarding the White House Executive Order on visas and immigration.[2]

The letter read in part:

"Today, we urge the Administration to rescind the Executive Order and we stand ready to assist you in crafting an immigration and visa policy that advances U.S. prosperity and ensures strong borders while staying true to foundational American principles as a nation of immigrants."

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