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Yemeni-American Fathi Alhuthaifi stands with his son Ahmed, 9. His wife has been denied a visa under the Trump administration's travel ban. Deb Amos/NPR hide caption

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Displaced Syrians, who fled their homes in the city of Deir ez-Zor, carry boxes of United Nations aid at a camp in Syria's northeastern Hassakeh province in February. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Has Accepted Only 11 Syrian Refugees This Year

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New evidence presented in a Washington, D.C., federal court claims that American journalist Marie Colvin, right, was killed in a targeted assassination by the Syrian regime in 2012. Arthur Edwards/AP hide caption

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Syrian Defector: Assad Forces Targeted, Killed Journalist Marie Colvin

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Russian Chemist Who Developed Nerve Agents Has No Doubt Moscow Is Behind U.K. Attack

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An Iranian woman prays at St. Joseph's Cathedral in Tehran, Iran, a country where Christians and other religious groups have faced persecution. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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100 Iranians Remain Stranded In Austria Awaiting Asylum In The U.S.

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman conducts a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May with other members of their delegations, in London, on March 7. Dan Kitwood/AP hide caption

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Saudi Arabia: The White House Loves It. Most Americans? Not So Much

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Trump Administration Denies Asylum To Some 100 Iranian Christians

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U.S. Renews Temporary Protected Status For Some Syrians

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Nearly 7,000 Syrians Are Waiting To See If Their Protected Status Will Be Renewed

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Suleiman Ibrahim Osman, from Syria, sits outside his tent in the Kawergosk refugee camp in northern Iraq in April. He's one of millions of people worldwide who have recently been forced out of their homes from war. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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The Year The U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program Unraveled

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In U.N. Art Exhibition, Syrian Artist Unpacks Refugees' Baggage

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Appears To Be Shifting How Power Works In The Kingdom

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