• In a photo taken Saturday, May 21, 2016, Mohamad Bassel Khair poses for The Associated Press in his home in Clifton, N.J. Khair, of Damascus, Syria, is graduating from Montclair State University with a master’s in nutrition and food science and is now seeking asylum in the U.S. for his family, including a 2-year-old son. Before applying to the New Jersey school in 2015, he and his wife had fled Syria to Egypt, where they couldn't legally work. “They gave me a full scholarship, including rooming,” Khair said. “They were so helpful for me.” (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Refugees and scholars: Colleges offer war-torn a route to US

    BOSTON (AP) — Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors — and their financial aid — to Syrian refugees.

  • A bus moves a migrant family to a government-built camps during a police operation at a makeshift refugee camp at the Greek-Macedonian border near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Greek authorities began an operation at dawn Tuesday to gradually evacuate the country's largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni on the Macedonian border, blocking access to the area and sending in more than 400 riot police. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)

    Greek authorities begin evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp

    IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — It grew to the size of a small town, becoming a symbol of Europe’s closed border policy for migrants and refugees. On Tuesday, Greek authorities began to dismantle it.

  • In this photo taken on Sunday, May 15, 2016, 34- year-old Wajdan Shalhob a Syrian woman from Daraa city, poses with her baby boy Faouaz in a tent made of blankets given by the UNCHR at the refugee camp of the northern Greek border point of Idomeni. Wajdan Shalhob is one of the dozens of refugee women that gave birth while stranded in Idomeni after the Greek- Macedonian border was closed in early March 2016.  Faouaz, the family's third child, was born on Sunday, March 20, 2016 in the hospital of the nearby town of Kilkis. The five member family wants to go to Germany. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    Newborns among residents of sprawling Idomeni refugee camp

    IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — The women walked across the Syrian border into Turkey heavily pregnant, crossed the Aegean Sea in perilous journeys that risked their own lives and those of the babies they carried, because they dreamed of their children being born in a better world — in a peaceful, prosperous country in central or northern Europe.

  • In this photo taken on Thursday, April 21, 2016, unaccompanied minors from Egypt, from left, 16-year-old Fathi, 17-year-old Saied, 17-year-old Gamal, and 17-year-old Ayman, last names not available, sit next to the river Tiber after an interview with The Associated Press, in Fiumicino, 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of Rome. All across Europe, there is a growing shadow population of thousands of under-age migrants who are living on their own, without families. They hide silently and in plain sight, rarely noticed in the crowd. Nobody even knows how many of them there are -- Europol estimates broadly that at least 10,000 kids have gone missing from shelters or reception centers.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

    Thousands of underage migrants live in shadows across Europe

    Outside the train station in Rome, teen migrants sell drugs from school backpacks and trade sex for cash or clothes. In the capital of Sweden, they steal food from supermarkets and sleep on the streets. From makeshift camps along the northern French coast, they try to hop at night onto the backs of moving trucks headed to Britain.