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A Canadian police officer offers a hand to a migrant crossing the U.S.-Canada border near Champlain, N.Y., on Wednesday. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reporting surges in illegal crossings in Canada in recent months. Kathleen Masterson/VPR hide caption

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Migrants Choose Arrest In Canada Over Staying In The U.S.

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Carmen Bachmann founded "Chance for Science," a website that connects refugee academics with scientists working in Germany. Thomas Victor for NPR hide caption

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While Others Saw Refugees, This German Professor Saw Human Potential

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Carlos Tefaye and his wife, Zemzem Siraji, and their children thought they were on the last leg of a long journey toward resettlement in the United States. Now all they can do, they say, is hope for President Trump to change his mind on his immigration order. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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'Only God And Trump Knows' Our Fate: A Dispatch From World's Largest Refugee Camp

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Flags printed with President Trump's face are sold outside one of the entrances to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day on Jan. 20. Marian Carrasquero/NPR hide caption

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Trump Supporters Cheer Quick Starts On Campaign Promises In His First Weeks

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Christian Leaders Question Trump's Promise To Favor Christian Refugees

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Acting Attorney General Out After Refusing To Defend Trump Refugee Ban

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Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz says the company plans to hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, in response to President Trump's executive order on immigration. Schultz says it "effectively [bans] people from several predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, including refugees fleeing wars." Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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The HIAS welcomes refugees in Philadelphia in 2015. "The faith groups are going to kick and scream and object to every aspect of this disgusting, vile, executive order, which makes America out to be something that it's not," says Mark Hetfield, the organization's president. "You know, we are a country that welcomes refugees." Bill McCay/Getty Images for MoveOn.org hide caption

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Trump Refugee Ban Clashes With Faith-Based Groups' Religious Missions

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Employees hand-finish cheesecakes on the production line at Eli's in Chicago. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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Refugees Resettled In Chicago Help Make Its Most Famous Cheesecake

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Donald Trump Jr. delivers a speech on the second day of the Republican National Convention on July 19 in Cleveland. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Second-grader Kadija Noor's family came to the U.S. from Somalia. She says being a part of Growing Colorado Kids has led her to eat more healthful foods, although she still prefers the garden's strawberries to its vegetables. Megan Verlee/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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A boy is crowded among more than 700 migrants on a wooden boat before being rescued about 13 miles north of Sabratha, Libya. The boat was one of 40 vessels rescued on Monday. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

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Tom Berry, executive producer of the play Voices From the Long War, stands by the war memorial in Woolsey Hall at Yale University. Lucy Nalpathanchil /Lucy Nalpathanchil hide caption

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In 'Long War,' Iraq And Afghanistan Vets And Refugees Tell Their Stories

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Beh paw Gaw is a New Roots graduate and a Karen refugee from Myanmar. Now she has her own three acre farm which she runs with her sister Pay lay, who is also a graduate of the New Roots program. Oluwakemi Aladesuyi/NPR hide caption

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Refugees Plant The Seeds Of A New Community In Kansas City

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Yusra Mardini visits the Olympiapark Berlin on March 9. The 18-year-old Syrian refugee hopes to qualify for the Rio Olympics as a swimmer on the refugee team. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IOC hide caption

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Afghan-American translator Waheed Kazenpoor translates for U.S. forces as they speak with a local during a Afghan-U.S. patrol in an area frequented by Taliban militants in southern Afghanistan on Sept. 28, 2009. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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In Refugee-Resettlement Debate, Former Marine Wants To Put Translators First

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