As Congress and the White House quarrel over the fate of 690,000 so-called Dreamers, two veteran U.S. Supreme Court advocates are urging the justices to reject the Trump administration’s effort to get them involved now in the related legal fight.

Covington & Burling partner Robert Long Jr. and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Theodore Boutrous, joined by California Deputy Solicitor General Michael Mongan, are leading the high court defense of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly known as DACA, created by the Obama administration in 2012. The program delays the deportation of certain young people brought to America as children.

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