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The National Emergencies Act gives the president enormous discretion — and powers.
The president’s declaration is an abuse of power.
By giving Congress additional time, Trump is taking away any legitimate justification for emergency action.
Repealing the ban, which is turning two, would send a powerful message to Muslim Americans that the pain and prejudice they suffer matters.
A Q&A with the Brennan Center's Liza Goitein, a leading expert on emergency powers.
While over-hyping terrorism committed by immigrants, DOJ is overlooking a bigger threat: terrorist violence from the far right.
The government already has plenty of tools to address far-right violence
A vast array of obscure presidential powers spans everything from the military to criminal law, and some are ripe for abuse. They need to be reexamined.
“This administration has already been tearing families apart; playing them against one another is a new low.”