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.
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UMD President Wallace Loh urged the passage of the American Dream and Promise Act.
The coordinator's responsibilities will be distributed to other staff members.
The past four years have been packed with activism.
The administration proposed broadening her role to include a wider scope of responsibilities.
UMD students and staff were among the crowd.
Monarch butterflies adorned signs and pins as protesters cheered, chanted and danced through 40 degree weather.
The position currently relies on a contract that's renewed annually.