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Migrants and refugees seeking asylum in Sarstedt, Germany, line up Feb. 26 for lunch at the shelter where they live while their asylum applications are processed. Germany wants to send more migrants home and sent a charter plane filled with Afghan migrants back to Kabul on Wednesday. Alexander Koerner /Getty Images hide caption

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Discouraged By Delays In Germany, Some Migrants Opt To Return Home

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At a makeshift burial ground in Samos, beyond the edges of a Greek Orthodox cemetery, lie the bodies of three Syrian children. The marker reads, "The child Noaman Tamim Shibly — For us Allah suffices, and he is the best disposer of affairs. To God we belong, and to him we shall return." Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Despite Aegean Rescuers' Best Efforts, Not All Migrants Are Saved

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Kent Norman, a retired Swedish engineer, is helping Syrian teenager Mohamed Obai with language study. "They're here now," he says, "so the only thing you can do is to help them." Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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In A Small Swedish Town, Residents Welcome Migrants

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The West Kensington Ministry church in Philadelphia, seen here in 2014, is one of about a dozen churches offering sanctuary to Central American immigrants who are under deportation orders. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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U.S. Churches Offer Safe Haven For A New Generation Of Immigrants

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British Prime Minister David Cameron wants to cut migration, and part of the government's plan calls for some foreign workers to leave if they are making less than 35,000 pounds (about $50,000) annually. Ben Pruchnie/Pool/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain To Foreign Workers: If You Don't Make $50,000 A Year, Please Leave

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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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