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 2/18/19, a sixteen-states coalition filed a lawsuit challenging President Trump's national emergency declaration.


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.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 19021539.

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