For this Duke Graduate and Dreamer, His Immigration Status Does Not Define Him

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
News and Observer
Axel speaking at virtual commencement

Economics graduate Axel Hererra Ramos was hoping his family would get to travel from Honduras to see him graduate. As a first generation college student and Dreamer, the cancellation of graduation ceremonies was especially disappointing. Ramos, an advocarte for undocumented immigrant communities was able to tell his story via virtual commencement.