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Society for Social Studies of Science

4S Resolutions and Reports

Immigration Policy and Scholarly Work

January 2003

U.S. Visa Policies and Scholarly Work

Proposed Resolution to 4S Council, Ad Hoc Committee on Immigration Policy and Scholarly Work
Gary Downey (chair), Hugh Gusterson, Jane Summerton
Motion to 4S Council: Approve the following resolution (a) conveying concern that recent changes in visa policies delaying approval of nonimmigrant visas have negative implications for scholarly work and Ph.D. training and (b) requesting policies that affirm the importance of the legitimate international movement of researchers and students. Download the PDF.