Presidential Proclamation on Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Southern Border of the United States
On 2/22/19, House Democrats introduced a resolution that would block the President's emergency declaration on the southern border.
On 2/15/19, President Trump issued a presidential proclamation declaring a national emergency along the southern border to get funds for a border wall. (84 FR 4949, 2/20/19)
Proclamation 9844 of February 15, 2019
Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Southern Border of the United States
In a statement, AILA called on both parties in Congress to work together to stop the President's agenda to build a wall.
- Presidential Proclamation Terminating Emergency with Respect to the U.S. Southern Border and Redirecting Funds Diverted to Border Wall Construction (1/20/21)
- Notice Continuing National Emergency with Respect to the Southern Border (1/16/21)
- H.J.Res. 46: Relating to a National Emergency Declared by the President on February 15, 2019
- AILA Statement: After Congress Refuses to Fund Border Wall to His Liking, President Trump Attempts End Run Around Constitution
- American Immigration Council's Immigration Impact: Multiple Lawsuits Filed Against Trump's National Emergency Declaration - February 19, 2019
- Featured Issue: Presidential Proclamation Limiting Asylum Seekers
- 16 States File Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration (State of California v. Donald J. Trump, 2/18/19)
- Washington Post: House passes resolution to nullify Trump’s national emergency declaration – February 26, 2019