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Trump's Declared an 'Emergency' on Immigration. Could a Future President Declare One on Education?


February 26, 2019

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency along the southern border of the issue of illegal immigration and wants to divert more than $8 billion in federal funding to build a wall, even though Congress isn't on board with the plan.

The issue is likely to be tied up in courts for months or more, with 16 states suing the Trump administration and Democrats on Capitol Hill trying to block the move. But if Trump is able to stick by his plan, it could represent a big shift in executive power.


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