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Victor Pizarro runs a taxi company in Plattsburgh, N.Y., about 20 miles from the Canadian border. Since January, several people have asked to be driven to a road near the border. Ashley Cleek for NPR hide caption

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A Taxi Driver's Mission To Help Refugees Reach The Canadian Border

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Families wait in line as the World Food Program prepares to deliver food aid at the Bidi Bidi refugee camp on Feb. 22 in Arua, Uganda. The continued flow of refugees from South Sudan has pushed the camp's population to more than 270,000. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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As Thousands Flee South Sudan, Ugandan Refugee Camp Becomes World's Largest

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Syrian refugee Monzer Omar, 34, was recently reunited with his family in Germany. Wife Walaa Ahmed, 26, holds 14-month-old Lossin. Omar holds Lamar (left), age 4, and Lojain, 2. Esme Nicholson/NPR hide caption

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In Germany, A Syrian Refugee Is Reunited With His Family

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The sun sets behind an abandoned customs station on the US side of the Canada/U.S. border on Meridian Road in Champlain, N.Y., in Feb. 2017. Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Refugees Leave The U.S. In Hopes Of Better Treatment in Canada

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A person enters the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md., on Wednesday. A judge there imposed a preliminary injunction blocking part of President Trump's new travel ban from going into effect. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Solomon Yhdego gained asylum in Germany after escaping Eritrea when he was forced to join the army. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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For Refugees In Germany, Hope And Frustration Mark Path Toward Integration

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Former U.S. Army interpreter Qismat Amin arrived in the U.S. from Afghanistan on Feb. 8. Amin waited nearly four years for his Special Immigrant Visa, living in hiding after receiving death threats from the Taliban for helping American troops. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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In late 2015, the Obama administration began checking the social media accounts of Syrian refugees seeking to come to the U.S. The practice has continued and may be expanded under the Trump administration. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Weighs Increased Scrutiny Of Refugees' Social Media

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HIAS, a Jewish group that supports refugee resettlement, held a rally against President Trump's immigration ban on Feb. 12 in New York City. The group worries that giving governors the power to veto arrivals — something President Trump wants to do that last week's court ruling did not address — could unravel the resettlement program. Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images hide caption

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People from Yemen arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday. On Thursday, a three-judge panel upheld a lower court's ruling that suspended President Trump's executive order banning travelers from Yemen and six other majority-Muslim countries. David McNew/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Can The Trump Adminstration Reinstate Its Travel Ban? It's In Judges' Hands

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