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In this photo provided by attorney Jessica K. Miles, Gurjant Singh, left, stands with Ajay Kumar outside an immigration processing office in El Paso, Texas. The pair refused meals starting on July 8 for more than 70 days while in immigration detention. They agreed to start eating on Sept. 21 after Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials agreed to release them following a legal battle and force-feeding, according to their lawyers. Singh was released on Sept. 30, a few days after Kumar.

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Thousands of people, including immigrants and their supporters, rally against President Trump's immigration policies as they march from Daley Plaza to the Chicago field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Chicago.

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An officer walks by the immigration building for the China-Zhuhai-Macau-Hong Kong Bridge ahead of the opening ceremony in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province.

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A group of protesters chain themselves to each other outside the Maricopa County Jail in downtown Phoenix during a protest against the sheriff's relationship with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Over 100 activists gathered outside the jail to protest Sheriff Paul Penzone's continued cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities. Four people were arrested.

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Immigration activists, left, protest against the Maricopa County Sheriff and Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the county jail in an ongoing effort to get immigration authorities out as counter demonstrators gather in Phoenix.

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A group of migrants line up at the port of Algeciras, southern Spain, after being rescued by Spain's Maritime Rescue Service in the Strait of Gibraltar.

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Migrants wait to be rescued off the coast of Libya, as rescuers throw life jackets at them and urge them to stay calm. Rescuers from the Spanish non -profit Open Arms saved 87 migrants off the coast of Libya in a dramatic nighttime operation. The group included eight minors.

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A migrant rests at the dock of the port of Algeciras, southern Spain, after being rescued by Spain's Maritime Rescue Service in the Strait of Gibraltar.

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A Guardia Civil officer holds a migrant inside a sport centre in Los Barrios, southern Spain, after being rescued by Spain's Maritime Rescue Service in the Strait of Gibraltar. Spain's foreign minister says the European Union's executive branch has allocated 55 million euros ($64.2 million) to manage an upsurge of migrant arrivals mostly from Morocco. With nearly 23,000 arrivals recorded so far, Spain has become this year the main entry point into Europe for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea by boat.

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A child holds the hand of a Lutheran Social Services worker as she looks back to a man as they arrive at Lutheran Social Services, in Phoenix.

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Calet Garcia, center, of Honduras, cries once he realizes he will be able to apply for asylum in the U.S. with his friend Daisy Avelar, second from left, of El Salvador near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico. As the Trump administration faced a court-imposed deadline to reunite thousands of children and parents who were forcibly separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, asylum seekers continue to arrive to cities like Tijuana, hoping to plead their cases with U.S. authorities.

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Danna Fraga, left, 9, colors a banner with her sister Tabata Fraga, 8, and other children as their parents protest migrant family separation at the bus station in McAllen.

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Miriam Tavera protests against the separation of migrant families with other members of La Union del Pueblo Entero at the bus station in McAllen, Texas. Migrants use the bus station to go to their final destination after they are released by the U.S. Border Patrol.

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Families with young children protest the separation of immigrant families with a sit-in at the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration faces a court-imposed deadline to reunite thousands of children and parents who were forcibly separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, an enormous logistical task brought on by its "zero tolerance" policy on illegal entry.

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People with hands painted in red protest in front of the Italian Interior Ministry headquarters in Rome. Dozens of protesters marched in front of the ministry to protest government's hard-line immigration policy.

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People with hands painted in red protest in front of the Italian Interior Ministry headquarters in Rome. Dozens of protesters marched in front of the ministry to protest government's hard-line immigration policy.

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Activist Lesley Ann Shaw is escorted out of a building where they staged a protest against a private prison company with contracts to hold immigrants at the headquarters of Management and Training Corporation in Centerville, Ore.

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Diego Magalhaes, left, 10, kisses his mother Sirley Silveira, Paixao, an immigrant from Brazil seeking asylum with her son, after Diego was released from immigration detention, in Chicago.

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In this image made from television news video by PIX11, a person, right, lies under the right foot of New York's Statue of Liberty as police officers, left, work to convince the climber to descend. Shortly before the climber scaled the statue's base, forcing its evacuation on the Fourth of July, several people who hung a banner from the Statue of Liberty's pedestal calling for abolishing the federal government's chief immigration enforcement agency were arrested.

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A member of the clergy is taken away in handcuffs after being arrested protesting in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in downtown Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin is handcuffed after being arrested in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in downtown Los Angeles. A group of protesters sat down in the street, blocking the entrance to the ICE facility.

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Neil Uspal holds his daughter Amelia as they and several thousand demonstrators gathered outside the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac to protest the separation of families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and President Donald Trump's immigration policies as part of a rally for Families Belong Together in Seattle.

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Deborah Campbell, dressed as the Statue of Liberty with red tape over her mouth, attends the Families Belong Together rally at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. Thousands gathered at the Capitol to protest family separations on the border.

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Protesters chant slogans outside a Federal court during a demonstration calling for the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, and demand changes in U.S. immigration policies, in New York.

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Protesters chant slogans as they march during a demonstration calling for the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, and demand changes in U.S. immigration policies, in New York.

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Hundreds of activists protest the Trump administration's approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents, in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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People protest immigration separation policies outside Federal Court in El Paso, Texas. Cases of children and families seeking refugee were being heard inside the courthouse.

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Members of a group of clergy hold hands and sing in the middle of the street during a civil disobedience protest in front of Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. Immigrant-rights advocates asked a federal judge to order the release of parents separated from their children at the border, as demonstrators decrying the Trump administration's immigration crackdown were arrested at a rally ahead of a Los Angeles appearance by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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A transport officer, right, helps immigrants Dilma Araceley Riveria Hernandez, and her son, Anderson Alvarado, 2, get off the bus after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in McAllen, Texas.

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A demonstrator wears a jacket saying "I Care Why Don't U?" during a protest outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas.

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Demonstrators block a bus with immigrant children onboard during a protest outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. Extra law enforcement officials were called in to help control the scene and allow the bus to move out.

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People gather for a protest hosted by the group Indivisible Indiana District 2 at Representative Jackie Walorski's office in Mishawaka, Indiana. A crowd of people protested the separation of migrant children from their families at the border.

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Stuffed toy animals wrapped in aluminum foil representing migrant children separated from their families are displayed in protest in front of the United States embassy in Guatemala City. Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself and signed an executive order halting his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border.

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People rally outside the Statehouse, in Boston, to protest how immigrants are being treated both on the border with Mexico and in Massachusetts.

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A small group of protesters has set up camp outside the Portland, Oregon headquarters of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to protest the Trump administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings. About two dozen protesters gathered for a round-the-clock vigil and vowed not to leave until the policy was changed.

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Protesters chant as they march during an immigration family separation protest in front of the Sandra Day O'Connor U.S. District Court building, in Phoenix.

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Kids hold up signs during an immigration family separation protest in front of the Sandra Day O'Connor U.S. District Court building in Phoenix. An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents.

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President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

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A woman is reflected in a mirror as she gets ready for the day, as Central American migrants traveling with the annual "Stations of the Cross" caravan wake up at a sports club in Matias Romero, Oaxaca State, Mexico.

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Central American migrants traveling with the annual migrant Stations of the Cross caravan march to call for migrants' rights and protest the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump, in Matias Romero, Oaxaca state, Mexico. Bogged down by logistical problems, large numbers of children and fears about people getting sick, the caravan was always meant to draw attention to the plight of migrants and was never equipped to march all the way to the U.S. border.

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Mexican immigration officials gather names and distribute the first transit visas to some of the Central American migrants traveling with the annual Stations of the Cross caravan, at a sports club where they are camping out in Matias Romero, Oaxaca State, Mexico.

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Wearing "butterfly wings," supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program hold a tarp with an image of President Donald Trump as they march in support of DACA, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Gabriela Matinez, 19, from P.G. County Md., holds a signs as she joins immigration advocates from the American Civil Liberties Union, Union We Dream, MoveOn and others during the announcement of a new campaign targeted at President Trump's immigration policies, in front of the White House in Washington.

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Dario Elizondo, from Oklahoma City, Okla., center, leads a group as they join other immigration advocates from American Civil Liberties Union, Union We Dream, MoveOn and others during the announcement of a new campaign targeted at President Trump's immigration policies, at the Ellipse in front of the White House in Washington.

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Indian professionals protest in front of the White House

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Protesters march to President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, where he will be spending the Thanksgiving holiday, in West Palm Beach, Florida. They were protesting the Trump administration's decision to end a temporary residency permit that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since an earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010.

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Immigration advocates rally, in front of the Jacob J. Javits Federal Building in New York to protest the decision from the Department of Homeland Security to terminate Temporary Protected Status for people from Haiti. The Homeland Security Department said conditions in Haiti have improved significantly, so the benefit will be extended until July 2019 to give Haitians time to prepare to return home.

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Evelin Hernandez cries as she hold a sign reading "My dreams matter. Don't shatter them." at a protest against the announcement that the Trump administration is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, in Minneapolis. Hernandez is a special education paraprofessional and a DREAM act recipient.

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Carlos Esteban, 31, of Woodbridge, Virginia, a nursing student and recipient of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, rallies with others in support of DACA outside of the White House, in Washington. President Donald Trump began dismantling the government program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children.

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