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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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Wilfried Block, the mayor of Friedland, in northeastern Germany, says his shrinking town needs migrants to revitalize the economy. Much of Europe faces a demographic challenge, with retirees on the rise and young workers in decline. Analysts say migrants could be the source of young workers that Europe needs. Esme Nicholson for NPR hide caption

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A German Town In Decline Sees Refugees As Path To Revival

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Selma Halik, holding her 2-year-old daughter Amara at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, says much of her family was wiped out by ISIS. She doesn't want her daughter to see the things she's seen. Peter Kenyon/NPR hide caption

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On Greek Island, Syrians And Iraqis Find Respite Before Moving On

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Refugees and migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos enjoy the sea. Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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For Syrian Migrants, Many Reasons To Leave Turkey For Europe

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Former Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany and wife Klara Dobrev (at top right) host breakfast for migrants at their home in Budapest. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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A Former Hungarian Leader Hosts Migrants, Despite Government Crackdown

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A migrant family stands at the border in Roszke, Hungary, after Hungarian police officers closed access between Serbia and Hungary on Monday. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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As Hungary Seals Its Borders, A Rush To Make It Across

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A boy sits on his father's shoulders, part of a crowd of migrants waiting to board a train leaving for the Austrian border at the Keleti railway station in Budapest. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Trained In Budapest, Middle Eastern Doctors Return To Aid Migrants

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People take part in a march Saturday in support of migrants as part of the European Day of Action in Nice, in southeastern France. Valery Hache /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Home-Cooked Meals, France Warms To Mideast Migrants

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