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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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Honduran migrants wait in line to cross over the border checkpoint into Guatemala in Agua Caliente, Honduras. A new caravan of at least several hundred Hondurans has set off toward the United States on foot or in vehicles. Some have already crossed into Guatemala. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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An employee of Tokyo Electric Power Co. works at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant to decontaminate the area after the 2011 nuclear meltdown. A Vietnamese laborer in Japan on a training program says he was also put to work cleaning up the site, but with inadequate gear. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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As Japan Tries Out Immigration, Migrant Workers Complain Of Exploitation

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Migrants walk toward a snow-covered pass to cross the border from Italy to France, in January 2018 near Bardonecchia, Italian Alps. Piero Cruciatti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rejected By Italy, Thousands Of Migrants From Africa Risk The Alps To Reach France

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A migrant receives medical attention at a former paper factory in Greece that has been turned into a makeshift camp. Menelaos Michalatos/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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The rescue ship Aquarius, chartered by aid groups SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders, leaves the harbor of Marseille, France, on Aug. 1. The ship has been docked at Marseille since September, when it lost its registration, and Italian authorities are demanding its seizure. Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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