Some were following in the footsteps of their grandparents, who participated in the 1963 march.
“It is so much bigger than [sports].”
There are approximately 120 University of Maryland students under the program.
Brandon traveled to the U.S. from El Salvador with a coyote when he was 9 years old.
Returning international students will now be able to retain their visa status come fall, even if all their classes are held virtually, as was the case in March when campuses began to close due to the coronavirus.
UMD President Wallace Loh urged the passage of the American Dream and Promise Act.
Applications for aid close Aug. 1.
Half of the funding will be directed toward students considered eligible by the federal government.
Over half said they would feel uncomfortable going to restaurants, movie theaters and clothing stores.
Loh says survivors shouldn't have to be cross-examined.