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You've Been Denied Asylum In Europe. Now What?04:34
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Children play at a migrant camp situated on the Serbia-Hungary border in Horgos on July 8, 2016. 
Exhausted but hopeful, hundreds of migrants defy summer heat in a makeshift camp on the Serbia-Hungary border, determined to reach the EU member despite tough new measures aimed at stopping them. (Alexa Stankovic/AFP/Getty Images)
Children play at a migrant camp situated on the Serbia-Hungary border in Horgos on July 8, 2016. Exhausted but hopeful, hundreds of migrants defy summer heat in a makeshift camp on the Serbia-Hungary border, determined to reach the EU member despite tough new measures aimed at stopping them. (Alexa Stankovic/AFP/Getty Images)
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Many migrants fleeing Syria or other violent regions head to Europe, thinking it is their best option for starting a new life. But that can be a long, slow process.

Many live in refugee camps for years, waiting to learn if they'll be allowed to stay. And many of those who do finally have their cases heard are denied asylum.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks with Leonard Doyle of the International Organization for Migration about what happens to people when they are told they can't stay.

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Leonard Doyle, spokesperson for the International Organization for Migration. He tweets @LeonardDoyle.

This segment aired on July 26, 2016.

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