How does Trump the proclamation of a state of emergency? Where will the money come from for the wall to Mexico now? How to argue his opponents? And the courts could overturn the state of emergency? tagesschau.de answers key questions.expand All What is the meaning of the National state of emergency?
The US President is authorized to declare a state of emergency. The framework law of 1976, the "National Emergencies Act". It imposes on the President of the absence of conditions for the emergency Declaration. He must justify the step, only concrete. The President has declared a state of emergency, he can have recourse to concrete measures on the individual legal regulations for a variety of emergency situations. There are hundreds of such schemes.
The state of emergency is not synonymous with a country-wide state of emergency, as, for example, imposed after the coup attempt of July 2016 in Turkey and the fundamental rights have been restricted.