US Officials Order DNA Tests to Reunite Migrant Families
The goal is to expedite the time it takes to bring families together, but immigration advocates say the tests raise concerns about how the government will use the data.
US Officials Order DNA Tests to Reunite Migrant Families
US Officials Order DNA Tests to Reunite Migrant Families

The goal is to expedite the time it takes to bring families together, but immigration advocates say the tests raise concerns about how the government will use the data.

The goal is to expedite the time it takes to bring families together, but immigration advocates say the tests raise concerns about how the government will use the data.

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Research Funds Reallocated to Child Immigrant Detention Centers
Research Funds Reallocated to Child Immigrant Detention Centers
Kerry Grens | Sep 21, 2018
Money from the NIH’s budget, among others, will be used to care for kids in federal custody.
The Year in Science Policy
The Year in Science Policy
Kerry Grens | Dec 15, 2017
How a new administration in the U.S. affected scientists around the world throughout 2017
Scientists Fear DACA Cancellation
Scientists Fear DACA Cancellation
Jef Akst, Shawna Williams | Sep 4, 2017
Some researchers are at risk of job loss and even deportation if Trump decides to end a program that allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to obtain work permits. 
Update: Iranian Researcher Detained at US Airport
Update: Iranian Researcher Detained at US Airport
Bob Grant | Jul 10, 2017
The cancer scientist and his family have been sent home, and an official claims that his detention was not triggered by the Trump travel ban.
Scientists Concerned About Future of International Collaboration
Scientists Concerned About Future of International Collaboration
Abby Olena | Jul 10, 2017
Policies that limit researchers’ travel could restrict scientific progress and partnerships.
Supreme Court Reinstates Trump Travel Ban
Supreme Court Reinstates Trump Travel Ban
Bob Grant | Jun 26, 2017
The judges’ decision allows exceptions that may permit scientists’ travel from the blocked countries.
Nasser Zawia: An American Scientist Born in Yemen
Nasser Zawia: An American Scientist Born in Yemen
Bob Grant | Mar 23, 2017
The University of Rhode Island neurotoxicologist and dean came to the U.S. for college in the 1980s. 
Revised Immigration Order Still Affects Scientists
Revised Immigration Order Still Affects Scientists
Joshua A. Krisch | Mar 7, 2017
Despite several changes in the Trump administration’s new immigration ban, scientists continue to voice concerns about the executive order.  
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2017
Music, the future of American science, and more