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A wildfire raged near the Moria refugee camp, pictured here, on Greece's Lesbos Island. The camp is home to an estimated 9,000 migrants and refugees. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An official wearing a protective suit gestures towards migrants as they sit on the deck of the Italian Coast Guard vessel the Ubaldo Diciotti in the Sicilian port of Catania, as they wait to disembark following a rescue operation at sea. GIOVANNI ISOLINO/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Local Cops In Germany, No Talk Of 'Sanctuary Cities'

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Women grieve as the coffin of one of the 24 migrants who drowned while trying to reach Italy, is buried in Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery on the outskirts of Valletta, Malta, on April 23, 2015. The migrants died as a smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off the coast of Libya. Alessandra Tarantino/AP hide caption

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'I Do This For The Families': The Daunting Task Of Identifying Missing Migrants

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Migrants wait to disembark from the rescue ship Aquarius in the Sicilian harbor of Catania, Italy, on May 27. This past weekend the ship picked up more migrants, but was turned away from ports in Sicily and the nearby country of Malta. Now it will head for Spain instead. Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters hide caption

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Deana Quczada of Honduras has been camping with her young children on the street in Tijuana for several days. Going back to the violence in her home country is not an option, she says. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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The Mexican ambassador to the United States, Gerónimo Gutiérrez, speaks at a news conference at the Mexican Embassy in Washington on March 9, 2017. Aaron Bernstein/Reuters hide caption

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Mexican Ambassador To U.S. Predicts Caravan Will 'Conclude' Within Days

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Rasha al-Ahmad, 25, washes her hands with donated bottled water inside a tent her family put up next to the Moria refugee camp. Her 1-year-old daughter, Tamar, is next to her. "The biggest challenge is keeping myself and my children clean," she says. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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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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African migrants leaving an Israeli government immigration office in Bnei Brak, Israel. Posters in Arabic and Tigrinya on the wall announce Israel's "voluntary departure" policy for Sudanese and Eritrean migrants. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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Israel Gives African Asylum-Seekers A Choice: Deportation Or Jail

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A crowd waits to cross the border into Colombia over the Simón Bolívar bridge in San Antonio del Táchira, Venezuela, in July 2016. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Venezuela's Deepening Crisis Triggers Mass Migration Into Colombia

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In Chinese Cities, Migrants' Work Is Welcome. Their Children Are Not

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Migrant Justice activists gather to celebrate the signing of an agreement with Ben & Jerry's that took two years to negotiate. Kathleen Masterson/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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Benjamin Raphael of Nigeria (left) is a salesman who had never picked up a paint brush before he found asylum in Italy. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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Painting Their Old Life Helps Them Build A New Life In Italy

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Case 0435: The remains are presumed to be male and were found Feb. 9, 2012, on the Laborcitas Creek Ranch in Brooks County, Texas. They were exhumed from the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Falfurrias on May 23, 2013. All items were found in the blue backpack. Courtesy of The Texas Observer hide caption

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In Texas, A Database Of Exhumed Objects Aims To ID Migrants Who Perished

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Judge Daniela Monaco Crea reads the sentence on Tuesday in the trial against ship captain Mohammed Ali Malek and crewmate Mahmud Bikhit in the April 2015 shipwreck off Libya that killed 700 people. Salvatore Cavalli/AP hide caption

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Marion Chabrel (center), 37, has taken in two migrants as roommates, Brahim (left), from Bangladesh, and Shabada (right) from Afghanistan. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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For Newly Arrived Migrants, Paris Offers An Upgraded Welcome

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