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A flag reading "Refugees welcome here" greets visitors to London's Immigration Museum, located on Princelet Street in an East End building that housed immigrants from the early 18th century onward. Today the museum, in need of structural repairs, is open only on certain days and by appointment for groups. Peter Kenyon/NPR hide caption

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As European Migrants Face British Backlash, A Reminder: They're Not The First

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blasted the European Union plan to begin labeling products produced in Israeli settlements. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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Secretary of State John Kerry gestures Sunday during a news conference at Villa Borsig, Berlin, with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier about the ongoing crisis in Syria. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Supporters of left-wing Syriza party react as they watch the first exit polls in Athens, Greece, on Sunday. The party of former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appears to have won a convincing victory over the conservative New Democracy party. Marios Lolos/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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A vonlunteer hands over care bags to refugees at the Central Registration Office for Asylum Seekers in Berlin Monday. The numbers of migrants have spiked since Sept. 4, when Austria and Germany threw open their borders and eased travel restrictions to allow in thousands who had made it to Hungary, which has balked at the influx. Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A migrant girl holds a sign expressing her love to Germany as she arrives at the train station in Saalfeld, central Germany, on Saturday. Hundreds of refugees arrived in a train from Munich to be transported by bus to an accomodation center. Jens Meyer/AP hide caption

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