This national emergency is 'fictitious'


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Stephen Legomsky is a former Chief Counsel of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services under the Obama administration, senior counselor to Homeland Security secretary and the author of the leading textbook, "Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy," in its 7th edition and the required text at 185 law schools.

He is an immigration source for national media and the John S. Lehmann University Professor Emeritus at the Washigton University in St. Louis School of Law

https://law.wustl.edu/faculty-staff-directory/profile/stephen-h-legomsky/?_ga=2.64736234.452902613.1549902083-743501654.1548278796

Available by email at Legomsky@wustl.edu 

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Here is the above referenced release, promoted Feb. 15 at 10 a.m.: https://source.wustl.edu/2019/02/washu-expert-this-national-emergency-is-fictitious/

President Donald Trump on Feb. 15 declared a state of emergency where there is none, said an immigration law expert at Washington University in St. Louis.

“This much is crystal clear: There is no national security emergency at the southern border,” said Stephen H. Legomsky, the John S. Lehmann University Professor Emeritus at the School of Law and former chief counsel for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Obama administration. “Illegal entries today are a small fraction of what they were 20 years ago, and the total size of the resulting undocumented population has stayed flat for at least the past 10 years.”...

 

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