On this World Refugee Day, we must make a commitment to be the light shining in the darkness for those in need.
Chavez comes on board as a Senior Fellow.
The Trump administration's proposed changes to the H-1B program will likely need to go through Congress.
While we may yet see an increase in admissions in the coming months, the overall negative impact on our refugee system has been substantial.
Republicans have a chance to prove their commitment to practical immigration reform.
Expanding refugee assistance efforts and adopting our refugee law to better accommodate this type of crisis is necessary.
Focusing on narrow, pragmatic, and incremental immigration reforms that transcend partisan politicking is a good first step to reform.