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Author: Emily E. Roberts, Law Librarian

Release Date: 2/28/2019

Number of Pages:  13

Price: $5.99

On February 15, 2019, President Trump declared a national emergency under the National Emergencies Act to aid in the construction of physical barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico. Besides raising questions about whether a national emergency declaration can facilitate the construction of such barriers (a topic discussed in a related Sidebar), the declaration has also prompted more general interest in the National Emergencies Act, including in other emergencies declared under the Act that are currently in effect.