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The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case that questioned whether the federal government could supersede state and local laws blocking a fence along the U.S.-Mexican border.

The case tested the constitutionality of a provision in a broad 2005 law that created national standards for state driver’s license requirements. The provision in question would give the Department of Homeland Security the authority to waive local legal requirements that stand in the way of the 700-mile border fence.http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/court-refuses-to-hear-border-fence-case-2009-06-15.html

By Reid Wilson -- TheHill.com

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Updated: Mon, Jul 24th 2017 @ 2:44pm EDT