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Volunteers help Afghan and Syrian migrants off a rubber boat on a rocky beach in northern Lesbos, Greece. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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After Drownings, Greece-Bound Migrants Who Survived The Journey

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Duesseldorf's "Maghreb Quarter" — named for the region that includes Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco --€” is home to many North African restaurants and shops. Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Anger Toward Migrants Is Directed At North Africans

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Cuban migrants prepare to board a flight from Costa Rice to El Salvador on Jan. 12. This was the first of up to 28 flights out of Costa Rica that will allow nearly 8,000 stranded Cubans to continue their journey to the United States. CARLOS GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At The U.S. Border, Cubans Are Welcomed, Salvadorans Deported

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In Berlin, the Rev. Gottfried Martens lights a candle during a service to baptize Iranians in the Trinity Church. Iranian and Afghan converts make up most of the 900-member congregation. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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For Some Muslim Asylum-Seekers In Germany, Christianity Beckons

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Asylum-seekers gather outside a camp on the island of Lesbos where they're supposed to be screened quickly. But sometimes the wait can last days. Jodi Hilton hide caption

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To Keep Track Of Migrants, EU Sets Up 'Hot Spots'

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Shukri al-Assoli has settled for now in Athens, where he shares an apartment with another Palestinian migrant in a working-class neighborhood. Giannis Pazios for NPR hide caption

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For Victims Of A Migrant Shipwreck, Justice Remains Elusive

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Doro Steffansson, a political scientist from Germany, has joined the volunteer group No Borders, which has set up camp in the forest and been cooking for migrants in Slovenia. She tracks the flow of more than 50,000 migrants across the Croatia-Slovenia border. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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In A Slovenian Forest, Volunteers Make It Their Mission To Feed Refugees

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This video grab made on early September shows a Hungarian TV camerawoman kicking a child as she runs with other migrants from a police line during disturbances at Röszke, southern Hungary. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kiron University, geared to refugees and displaced people, offers two years of online study toward a bachelor's degree. Students complete the degree at partner universities. Via Kiron University hide caption

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As Migrants Pour In, Germany Launches Online University For Them

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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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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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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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