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Omar holds his daughter, Taiba, at the playground near the family's new home in Toledo. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Among The Lucky Few: Syrian Family Rebuilds In America's Heartland

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Mustafa Abdul Saleh (at right front), a 20-year-old Kurd from Syria, confers with a Kurdish interpreter (left), during his trial in Szeged, Hungary. Saleh passed through a hole in the razor wire fence that Hungary has built on its border with Serbia. Breaching the fence is a criminal offense, and Saleh was expelled from Hungary and ordered back into Serbia. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Hungary Steps Up Arrest And Deportation Of Migrants

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About 20 people wave anti-immigrant placards and flags at a Jobbik rally last Tuesday in Szentgotthárd, a rural factory town near Hungary's border with Austria. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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A Race To The Far Right In Hungarian Politics

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A Syrian refugee stands on top of a water tank at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan in 2013. While the surge of Middle Eastern refugees into Europe has grabbed world attention this year, most refugees find shelter close to their homeland, where they often remain for many years. Mohammad Hannon/AP hide caption

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Andris Roder (left) and Adam Finding, cooks at the Kisuzem restaurant in Budapest, prepare a traditional Eritrean meal of injera bread, chickpea paste and meat stew. Their restaurant served up Eritrean food all week for a food festival in solidarity with migrants and refugees streaming into Hungary. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Budapest Foodies Hope Cuisine Can Help Heal Anti-Migrant Prejudice

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Migrants arriving in Hungary from Croatia are offered water by volunteers in a resting zone near the border. Offers of food and water are permitted, but some other forms of help are restricted by Hungarian law. Tamas Soki/EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Risking Arrest, Thousands Of Hungarians Offer Help To Refugees

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Syrians arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos are part of the largest flow of refugees since World War II. The challenge for the U.N. is to find the funds and political will to address refugee needs while tackling the newly ratified Sustainable Development Goals. Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistani border guards stopped Afghan refugees from entering in late 2000. Authorities closed the border to stop the influx of refugees into Pakistan, which was already hosting millions of displaced Afghans. HAIDER SHAH/AP hide caption

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A refugee boy plays a violin as hundreds of migrants are blocked from marching down a highway toward Turkey's western border with Greece and Bulgaria on Saturday. Turkey has some 2 million refugees, mostly from Syria, but says they will not be allowed to settle permanently in the country. Emrah Gurel/AP hide caption

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Turkey Absorbs 2 Million Refugees, But Won't Offer Asylum

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As U.S. Announces Plan To Accept More Refugees, Michigan Gets Ready

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Selma Halik, holding her 2-year-old daughter Amara at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, says much of her family was wiped out by ISIS. She doesn't want her daughter to see the things she's seen. Peter Kenyon/NPR hide caption

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On Greek Island, Syrians And Iraqis Find Respite Before Moving On

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