National emergency at the US-Mexico border declared

National emergency at the US-Mexico border declaredSource: New York Time news report, February 12, 2019On February 12, 2019 the New York Times published a news article reporting that President Trump "declared a national emergency at the border … to access billions of dollars to build a border wall [and] would sign the declaration to protect the country from the flow of drugs, criminals and illegal immigrants coming across the border from Mexico, which he characterized as a profound threat to national security."The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law has assembled a listing of relevant provisions of federal law that may be cited as authority for actions taken in the event of a declaration of a national emergency is issued and has posted this information on the Internet at https://www.brennancenter.org/analysis/emergency-powers.The Brennan Center has summarized the basics with respect to a President's declaring a national…

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