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Drying migrants clothes in an encampment near the Gateway International Bridge in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. More than 1,500 asylum-seekers are living in the tent encampment. Veronica G. Cardenas for Texas Public Radio hide caption

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Mexican Official Tries To Move Asylum-Seekers Stuck In Tent Camps

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Police and forensic officers investigate a truck and refrigerated trailer where 39 bodies were discovered in Thurrock, England. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: How Will We Remember Migrants Who Suffer, Strive And Risk Their Lives?

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A police forensic investigation team walks near the site where 39 bodies were discovered in the back of a truck on Wednesday in Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, England. Police believe the truck is from Bulgaria, a member of the European Union, and that it entered the U.K. on Saturday at Holyhead. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer waits for migrants who are applying for asylum in the U.S. to arrive at International Bridge 1 where they will cross from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, to Laredo, Texas, early Sept. 17, 2019. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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Advocates Say President Trump's Immigration Policy Is 'A Tool Of Cruelty'

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A special response team with Customs and Border Protection drills on the international bridge between Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, in the event that desperate migrants rush the port of entry. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Criminals Target Migrants In Mexico Seeking U.S. Asylum

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A youth stands Sunday by the border fence that separates Mexico from the U.S., where candles and crosses stand in memory of the father and daughter who died during their journey toward the U.S. Emilio Espejel/AP hide caption

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Border Community Remembers A Father And Daughter Who Drowned Crossing The Rio Grande

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Maria Ochoa poses by the Arizona-Mexico border wall, south of Tucson, Ariz. Camila Kerwin/StoryCorps hide caption

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1st-Generation Mexican American Attempts To Save Migrant Lives In The Arizona Desert

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William Linares, a 5-year-old from Honduras, plays in an encampment where he is living near the international bridge in Matamoros, Mexico, on April 30. The boy is traveling with his mother, Suanny Gomez, and seeking asylum in the United States. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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As The Line Into America Slows, Communities Form, And Wait, On The Mexican Side

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Juan Fierro García runs a migrant shelter in Juárez, Mexico, that houses asylum-seekers. Here, he joins in prayer with migrants from Central America, Cuba and Africa. Lorne Matalon for NPR hide caption

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Thousands Wait In Juárez, Mexico, For A Chance At Sanctuary In The U.S.

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A U.S. Border Patrol agent walks along the banks of the Rio Grande near McAllen, Texas. Migrant families often cross the river illegally to enter the U.S. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Migrants disembark from the motor tanker El Hiblu 1 in Valletta's Grand Harbour after Maltese armed forces took control of the vessel on Thursday. Jonathan Borg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Border Patrol agent checks the names and documents of families who crossed the nearby U.S.-Mexico border near McAllen, Texas. Immigration authorities say they expect the continuing surge of Central American families crossing the border to multiply in the coming months. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, addresses the media during a news conference at a refugee resettling agency in Toronto on Jan. 15. She pledged to "work in support of freedom for women around the world, the same freedom I experienced on the first day I arrived in Canada." Cole Burston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi Kingdom Tries To Prevent More Women From Fleeing

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Honduran migrants surrender to the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing a border wall into the United States. According to new federal data, the number of migrants apprehended crossing the border in recent months has surged. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Migrant Families Arrive In Busloads As Border Crossings Hit 10-Year High

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A yard sign in Ajo, Ariz., expressing support for migrant aid workers. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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'No More Deaths' Volunteers Face Possible Jail Time For Aiding Migrants

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