National Emergencies, & More from CRS

02.27.19 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

New and updated publications from the Congressional Research Service, some but not all of which are now published at crsreports.congress.gov, include the following.

National Emergency Powers, updated February 27, 2019

Department of Defense Use of Other Transaction Authority: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress, updated February 22, 2019

Defense Primer: Electronic Warfare, CRS In Focus, February 26, 2019

U.S. Foreign Assistance, CRS In Focus, updated February 25, 2019

NAFTA Renegotiation and the Proposed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), updated February 26, 2019

Immigration: U.S. Asylum Policy, February 19, 2019

Uyghurs in China, CRS In Focus, updated February 15, 2019

Firearms Background Checks Under H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112, CRS In Focus, updated February 22, 2019

Arms Sales: Congressional Review Process, updated February 25, 2019

Federal Records: Types and Treatments, CRS In Focus, February 26, 2019

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