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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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House Speaker Paul Ryan holds a press conference at the Capitol on Thursday. The House passed the $1.3 trillion spending bill despite concerns from fiscal conservatives. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Passes $1.3 Trillion Government Funding Bill, Averts Shutdown

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Detainees stand in a hall at a detention center for migrants in Al Kararim, Libya. The North African country is a key transit spot and destination for migrants seeking employment or a path to Europe. Manu Brabo/AP hide caption

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Migrants Captured In Libya Say They End Up Sold As Slaves

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The idea was conceived as a way to highlight how current anti-immigration sentiment echoes slurs against Irish people who came to America after the potato famine in the 1840s. Dan Margulis hide caption

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Zoila Gutierrez (left) is a student in the Encuentro home health aide class in Albequerque. Though her youngest daughter is a citizen and two older kids are registered under DACA, Gutierrez doesn't have papers, and knows she may have to leave her job and return to Mexico. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Immigration Policy Threatens Shake-Up In Home Health Business

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What Does It Mean To Be A 'Nation Of Immigrants'?

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Immigrants suspected of being in the U.S. illegally are transferred to be processed at the Tucson sector of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters in Arizona in 2016. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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A poster with billionaire George Soros is pictured in July in Székesfehérvár, Hungary. Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hungary's Leader Proposes 'Stop Soros' Laws Against NGOs That Help Migrants

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African migrants leaving an Israeli government immigration office in Bnei Brak, Israel. Posters in Arabic and Tigrinya on the wall announce Israel's "voluntary departure" policy for Sudanese and Eritrean migrants. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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Israel Gives African Asylum-Seekers A Choice: Deportation Or Jail

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Italian far-right party activists hold a banner reading "fatherland" during a demonstration against a government proposal to reform citizenship procedures for the descendants of immigrants living in Italy, in Rome, Nov. 4, 2017. Alessandra Tarantino/AP hide caption

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Anti-Migrant Slogans Are Overshadowing Italy's Election Race

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A crowd waits to cross the border into Colombia over the Simón Bolívar bridge in San Antonio del Táchira, Venezuela, in July 2016. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Venezuela's Deepening Crisis Triggers Mass Migration Into Colombia

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Trump Uses MS-13 To 'Sell Draconian Overhauls Of Border Issues,' Journalist Says

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, arrives at the Capitol in September. Thursday, despite pleas from Grassley, the Senate defeated an immigration bill that had been backed by the White House. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Fails To Advance Any Immigration Proposals

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Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. (left), chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a key member of the group, walk through Statuary Hall at the Capitol last September. Meadows says a vote on immigration will be a "defining moment" with consequences for the Republican Party. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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