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Migrants walk towards a Border Patrol agent in the town of Jacumba. Those crossing the border are often being instructed by cartels to turn themselves over to agents, in order to receive asylum. Ash Ponders for NPR hide caption

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A California community sees a dip in immigration. Where have all the people gone?

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Migrants huddling for warmth at an unofficial detention camp in Jacumba, Calif. A record number of people have arrived at the southern U.S. border in the past year. Ash Ponders for NPR hide caption

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An unprecedented year in immigration, and in anti-immigration rhetoric

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A migrant family shows their paperwork to Mexican immigration officials to proceed with their CBP One asylum appointments at the Chaparral pedestrian border in Tijuana, Mexico, to cross to the U.S. on Thursday. Carlos A. Moreno for NPR hide caption

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Migrants are showing up at the U.S. southern border in historic numbers. Here's why

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Afghan families ride on a truck heading to a border crossing in Torkham, Pakistan, Tuesday, before the expiration of a Pakistani deadline for those who are in the country illegally to leave or face deportation. Pakistan's crackdown has worried thousands of Afghans in the country awaiting relocation to the United States under a special refugee program since fleeing the Taliban takeover. Muhammad Sajjad/AP hide caption

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?ngel Marín, his wife Carolina and their 4-year-old son, Matías, left Venezuela to try to start a life in the U.S. John Otis for NPR hide caption

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Why one family is joining a historic wave of Venezuelans migrating to the U.S.

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The Inn of Chicago houses migrants from Venezuela. It used to be the Hotel St. Clair when Scott Simon and his father lived there. Caroline Simon hide caption

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Opinion: We're related through place and spirit

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(Left) Daríana Perdigón, originally from Venezuela, and her newborn Dariangelys and (Right) Magdala Ciceron with her child Amaya, pose for portraits in the maternity care unit at the Roosevelt Hotel's medical clinic. Lexi Parra for NPR hide caption

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Migrant mothers arriving in New York find support, hope — and lots of challenges

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Staten Island residents protest outside a closed Catholic school-turned-migrant shelter on Staten Island, N.Y., on Aug. 28. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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On N.Y.'s Staten Island, anti-immigration protests intensify as migrants stream in

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Rescued migrants sit in a boat of the Italian Finance Police on Monday before disembarking at the port of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy. The Italian Cabinet met Monday to adopt new measures to crack down on migration after the southern island of Lampedusa was again overwhelmed by a wave of arrivals from Tunisia. Cecilia Fabiano/LaPresse via AP hide caption

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Sacramento Area Congregations Together (Sac ACT) is providing English workbooks so the migrants can learn the language. The group also gives out quarters so they can do laundry. Jason DeRose/NPR hide caption

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Communities of faith welcome migrants caught in polarized immigration debate

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A migrant in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, displays the CBP One app used to apply for an appointment to claim asylum in the U.S. Gilles Clarenne/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Judge blocks Biden administration's new rules for asylum-seekers at the border

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On the road to Lagunas La Iguala, a village in the highlands of western Honduras. Tomas Ayuso for NPR hide caption

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Migrants onboard the Adriana, during a rescue operation before the boat capsized on the open sea off Greece on June 14. Egypt is the country with the highest number of illegal migrants heading to Europe. Hellenic Coast Guard/Reuters hide caption

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Egypt's vanishing village men: Risking it all to get to Europe

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Liseth traveled alone from Venezuela to try to reach the U.S. Now she waits across the border in Nogales, Mexico, to get an asylum appointment through the CBP One app. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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Illegal border crossings are down. One big reason why is now part of a court fight

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A group of men wait at the turnstiles and speak with survivors, mostly from Pakistan, of a deadly migrant boat sinking at a migrant camp in Malakasa north of Athens, on Monday, June 19, 2023. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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This undated handout image provided by Greece's coast guard on Wednesday, June14, 2023, shows scores of people covering practically every free stretch of deck on a battered fishing boat that later capsized and sank off southern Greece. AP hide caption

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Foreign Ministry officers hold portraits beside the coffins of Guatemalan migrants whose remains arrived at the La Aurora Air Force Base in Guatemala City on Tuesday. The Mexican Air Force transported the bodies of 17 migrants who died in a fire at an immigration detention center in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Moises Castillo/AP hide caption

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