Regardless of the verdict, UMD must continue to protect its DACA students.
The measure reverses the Trump administration's policy.
The annual DREAM Gala raises money to financially support undocumented students.
Rocío Fregoso-Mota will assume the position next week.
There are approximately 120 University of Maryland students under the program.
The administration proposed broadening her role to include a wider scope of responsibilities.
UMD students and staff were among the crowd.
The position currently relies on a contract that's renewed annually.
UMD's support of DACA is hypocritical considering its contract with ICE.
This university and 164 others signed the brief for the Supreme Court.