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E.U. Tries Again To Tamp Down Migrant Crisis

Refugees and migrants sit beside the gate at the Greek-Macedonian border near the Greek village of Idomeni, on March 7, 2016, where thousands of refugees and migrants wait to cross the border into Macedonia.
EU leaders held a summit with Turkey's prime minister on March 7 in order to back closing the Balkans migrant route and urge Ankara to accept deportations of large numbers of economic migrants from overstretched Greece. (Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images)
Refugees and migrants sit beside the gate at the Greek-Macedonian border near the Greek village of Idomeni, on March 7, 2016, where thousands of refugees and migrants wait to cross the border into Macedonia. EU leaders held a summit with Turkey's prime minister on March 7 in order to back closing the Balkans migrant route and urge Ankara to accept deportations of large numbers of economic migrants from overstretched Greece. (Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images)

The European Union is holding another summit today in Brussels, as millions of migrants continue to flood the continent. The E.U. is pressing Turkey to do more, both to stop people from leaving the country and also take back thousands who left Turkey on their way to Europe.

Greece has also been one of the main landing places for people fleeing conflict in Syria and other countries. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson gets an update from NPR correspondent Joanna Kakissis.

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