• This Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 photo teacher Mary Hizon instructs students in a class designed for refugee children at Cajon Valley Middle School in El Cajon, Calif. According to the U.S. State Department, nearly 80 percent of the more than 11,000 Syrian arrivals over the past year were children. Many of those children are enrolling in public schools around the country, including Chicago; Austin, Texas; New Haven, Connecticut; and El Cajon, which received 76 new Syrian students the first week of school. (AP Photo/Christine Armario)

    Most US Syrians arrivals are kids, now enrolling in school

    EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Seated at his desk at a suburban San Diego middle school, 12-year-old Abdulhamid Ashehneh tries not to let his mind wander to the painful memories of his life in civil war-torn Syria.

  • In this photo taken Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 refugee Firas Zakri from Syria, a tour guide of the so-called 'Refugee Tours' shows a photograph of his hometown Aleppo as he tours with a group of people through the district of Neukoelln in Berlin, Germany. Zakri is one of four refugee guides with “querstadtein,” or “cross-city,” a non-profit that initially started off offering tours of Berlin led by formerly homeless people. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    Syrian guides offer refugee tours of Berlin

    BERLIN (AP) — When city guide Firas Zakri takes you on a tour of Berlin, don’t expect to see the Brandenburg Gate, the city’s famous TV tower or other well-known landmarks of the German capital.

  • APNewsBreak: US citizen born in refugee camp sues to marry

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Two weeks before their wedding, Viet “Victor” Anh Vo and his fiancee were stunned when a court clerk rejected their application for a marriage license because he couldn’t produce a birth certificate.

  • In this picture taken on Oct. 11, 2016, a border guard looks through binoculars on the Danube in the area of Calafat, Romania. Romania has invested in border control to prevent migrants illegally passing through the country on their way to Western Europe, and the efforts seem to be working. Migrants have proved ingenious in their sometimes life-threatening attempts to illegally enter Romania. They hide under trucks, take the short but perilous journey across the Danube or simply walk under cover of darkness from Serbia into Romania. (AP Photo/Olimpiu Gheorghiu)

    Romania beefs up border control to discourage migrants

    BEBA VECHE, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police officer Marius Stuparu is driving through pouring rain in an SUV, monitoring for any sign of migrants trying to enter the country from Serbia and Hungary.

  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 photo, Ben Lewis, a 49-year-old documentary filmmaker, speaks at the Jewish Museum in London. Hundreds of British Jews are considering whether to apply for the restoration of Germany citizenship stripped from their ancestors by the Third Reich. Lewis, who has a German grandmother, is among those thinking about applying. Lewis, whose film and production company has worked for years on the continent, sees Brexit as an abomination, particularly the anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.K. that influenced many people to vote to leave the EU. “It’s blame the foreigners,’’ he said. “It’s like the 1930s all over again.’’ (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    UK Jews seek restoration of German citizenship post-Brexit

    LONDON (AP) — Thomas Harding is doing what other descendants of Holocaust victims would find unimaginable: applying for a German passport.

  • A migrant walks past the Kids Cafe in a makeshift migrants camp near Calais, France, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. The French government has announced plans to shut down the camp that has become a demoralizing symbol of Europe's migrant crisis by the end of the year. That means 6,000 to 10,000 migrants will need to be relocated, including up to 1,300 minors, according to different estimates from charities operating in the camp. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    In Calais’ refugee slum, teenagers dream of Britain

    CALAIS, France (AP) — Inside the Kids Cafe, a ramshackle refuge in a sprawling migrant slum in Calais, a mobile phone rings.