US Senator Ron Wyden Reflects on World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day, Senator Ron Wyden honors his parents, calls on the United States to welcome those fleeing violence and persecution.

"This World Refugee Day, it’s more important than ever to reflect on the humanitarian values our country must uphold for people fleeing persecution.

Our country takes justifiable pride in our strong history of welcoming immigrants and refugees seeking freedom and a better life.

I know that history firsthand because I wouldn’t have the honor of serving as Oregon’s United States Senator if not for my parents fleeing the horrors of Nazi Germany in the 1930s for the safety, security and promise of the United States."

Read the full article from Refugee Center Online here.