Bloomberg Law
Sept. 13, 2017, 8:06 PM

Fighting Trump’s Policies is Personal for This Lawyer

Stephanie Russell-Kraft

Last week, lawyers from Covington joined the University of California in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on what the university called “nothing more than an unreasoned executive whim.”

In an interview with Big Law Business, Covington vice chair Lanny Breuer said the case “goes to the core” of his identity as a first-generation American.

“My parents had to flee Nazi Europe to come to America,” he said. “They finally got to America, but it wasn’t easy.” The parents of the DREAMers, he said, did the same thing.

The lawsuit ...

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