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Solicitor general's office Solicitor General’s office at Main Justice in Washington. Photo: Mike Scarcella / NLJ

The Biden administration’s Justice department on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to delay arguments in disputes over former President Donald Trump’s effort to fund a border wall without congressional authorization and over an asylum rule that would have raised hurdles for new arrivals from Mexico.

The two cases are among nearly a dozen matters pending argument or decision involving former Trump administration policies, some of which may now be affected by Biden administration executive actions. The Biden DOJ is reviewing pending cases to make decisions about what matters to reverse course, and which ones to continue litigating on the same path.

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Marcia Coyle

Marcia Coyle, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @MarciaCoyle

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