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Jamal Batar and his father, Aden, at StoryCorps in West Valley City, Utah, in March 2017. The Batar family fled the civil war in Somalia for the United States in 1994. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Are Americans': Somali Refugee Family Reflects On Making A Life In The U.S.

Aden Batar directs a refugee resettlement program in Utah. It is the same organization that helped resettle his family 25 years ago, when they fled a harrowing civil war in Somalia.

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­Nomehí, a 24-year-old migrant from Honduras, was separated from her 15-year-old brother at the time they crossed the border. He has been reunited with their mother, while she feels stuck at a migrant shelter in Mexico. Paul Ratje for NPR hide caption

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Migrant Caregivers Separated From Children At Border, Sent Back to Mexico

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Nadia Tehran's debut album, Dozakh: All Lovers Hell, is out now. Joakim Eklöf/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Rootless And Ruthless': Nadia Tehran Invokes Life In The Diaspora

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Refugee Nadia Tehran
Back Home Gold Panda

A light armored vehicle is part of a new monument at the Royal Canadian Regiment Museum in London, Ontario. General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is producing hundreds of LAVs for sale to Saudi Arabia. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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For Saudi Military Vehicle Deal, Canada Weighs Jobs And Human Rights

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Gangsta's Paradise (Re-Recorded/Re-Mastered Version) (Instrumental Stems) Coolio

Jamal Batar and his father, Aden, at StoryCorps in West Valley City, Utah, in March 2017. The Batar family fled the civil war in Somalia for the United States in 1994. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Are Americans': Somali Refugee Family Reflects On Making A Life In The U.S.

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