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A child drags a crate at a refugee camp for Syrians and Kurds north of Athens. Children under age 14 make up nearly half of the Syrian refugees resettled in the U.S. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At the State Department, employees are expressing concern via an official dissent channel about the Trump administration's temporary visa and refugee ban. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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At State Department, 'Dissent Channel' In High Gear With Refugee Ban Protests

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Protesters at Los Angeles International Airport rally Sunday against President Trump's executive order halting entry of refugees and others into the U.S. Amanda Edwards/Getty Images hide caption

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Bilal Askaryar's parents were engaged in Kabul in 1984. The family fled Afghanistan in 1990, when Askaryar was five, and they were granted asylum in the United States. Courtesy of Bilal Askaryar hide caption

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Parents pick up their children at Naranca Elementary in El Cajon, Calif., in October 2016. The school is one of many in the San Diego suburb that has received an influx of Syrian refugees. Christine Armario/AP hide caption

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Rutland, Vt., is home to 16,000 residents — including two Syrian refugee families that arrived this month. Nina Keck/VPR hide caption

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In Vermont, A Town Is Divided Over Syrian Refugees

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When the leaders of Rutland, Vt., decided to host Syrian refugees, it made them a target of a national effort to oppose refugee settlement. Nina Keck/VPR hide caption

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A Vermont Town In The Eye Of The Refugee Resettlement Storm

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Mohammed Refaai, a butcher, works at a halal meat market in Toledo, Ohio. Matt Ozug/NPR hide caption

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As A Syrian Refugee In Toledo Pines For His Family, A Brotherhood Forms

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Omar Al-Awad sits with his daughter Taiba (left) and son Abdul-Jabar in their Toledo apartment in 2015. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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In Toledo, Syrian Refugees Are Welcomed Amid A Difficult Immigration Climate

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Almothana Alhamoud (second from left) with his family in Chicago. From left to right are his sister, Fatina; their father, Abdel Bari; their mother, Alia; and his other sister, Rowan. Alhamoud earned a computer engineering degree in Syria, but when he came to the U.S., he initially worked as a cashier. The group Upwardly Global helped him find a job in IT. Deb Amos/NPR hide caption

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How One U.S. Group Turns Migrants Into Employees

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Third-year dental student Alex Dolbik checks the oral health of a patient at the Refugee Health Clinic in San Antonio. Wendy Rigby/Texas Public Radio hide caption

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In Texas, Students Help Provide Health Care For Refugees

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On the rescue ship Aquarius, Sarah Giles cares for a refugee from Senegal who was crossing the Mediterranean in an inflatable rubber boat. Giles is a doctor with Doctors Without Borders. Andrè Liohn/Courtesy of MSF hide caption

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On Rescue Boat, Doctor Cares For Refugees Whose Journeys 'Defy Belief'

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Osama and Ghada sit on the deck of their home in Princeton, N.J. They and their children are refugees from Syria and have been resettled with help from the Nassau Presbyterian Church. Jake Naughton for NPR hide caption

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After Trump's Election, Uncertainty For Syrian Refugees In The U.S.

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