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Ibrar Hussein Mirzai, an 18-year-old Afghan, has received asylum in Hungary and hopes to eventually gain Hungarian citizenship. He is aware that Hungarians don't like refugees. "I am a normal person just like them," he says. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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Hungary Has A Xenophobia Problem

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A protestor wearing a sticker reading "Relax, look deep into my eyes and vote us" takes part in a march by the Hungarian satirical Two-Tailed Dog Party in Budapest on March 15. Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (right) chose in January to visit Hungary's leader Viktor Orbán for his first international trip after taking office. Tamas Kovacs/AP hide caption

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How Poland And Hungary Are Forming A Powerful Tag Team Against Brussels

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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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The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, seen here in 2015, ruled Thursday that psychological tests of sexual orientation may not be used to rule on asylum applications. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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Europe's top court has dismissed a legal action by Hungary and Slovakia, which challenged a system that required them to take in refugees. Above, migrants wait to be rescued by a ship in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast last month. Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A student arrives at the Central European University in Budapest on the first day of classes in September 2016. Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hungarian women wearing traditional costume cast their ballot at a polling station in Budapest, Hungary, during a referendum on Oct. 2 on refugee resettlement. Arpad Kurucz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Osama Abdul Mohsen holds his son Zaid as they arrive at the Barcelona train station on Sept. 16, 2015. Manu Fernandez/AP hide caption

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After The Trip Seen 'Round The World, Syrian Refugee Builds A New Life

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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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Syrian Basel Esa, 23, sits in the grass behind a gas station near the Hungary-Serbia border, rapping into an NPR microphone. The amateur rapper fled his home in Raqqa two years ago and lived in Turkey before deciding to go to Europe. He raps about war, survival and the smugglers that harassed him along his journey north to Germany. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Syria's 'DJ Marshall B' Raps About The Pain Of Being A Refugee

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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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