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Migrants Continue Exodus Despite Growing Opposition

Thousands of migrants still seek entrance into Europe and beyond despite new limitations in Macedonia and growing fear of terrorism in western nations after Paris attacks.

. Refugees and migrants arrive safely at a beach after crossing the Aegean sea on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the Greek island of Lesbos on Nov. 20, 2015.

New border controls in the western Balkans are leaving migrants stranded behind barbed wire as temperatures start to plunge, and aid agencies warned on Friday that the clampdown would lead to a rise in migrant smuggling.

Santi Palacios / AP

. A volunteer exams an exhausted woman on a beach after her arrival from the Turkish coast to Lesbos on Nov. 20.

Balkan countries have begun filtering the flow of migrants, granting passage to those fleeing conflict in the Middle East and Afghanistan, but turning back thousands from Africa and Asia.

Santi Palacios / AP

. A girl wearing a thermal blanket passes by an abandoned boat used by refugees after her arrival on Lesbos on Nov. 20.

Santi Palacios / AP

. A migrant family disembarks from the Ariadne passenger ferry after having their documents checked, at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece, on Nov. 20.

Alkis Konstantinidis / Reuters

. A man kisses his wife as she holds their children just after their arrival on Lesbos on Nov. 19.

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. A Macedonian policeman talks to a migrant as others wait to cross into Macedonia near Idomeni, Greece on Nov. 20.

On Macedonia's southern border with Greece, crowds of people were backed up, denied entry.

Alexandros Avramidis / Reuters

. Migrants hold their documents as they are blocked by Macedonian policemen near Idomeni on Nov. 20.

Alexandros Avramidis / Reuters

. A boy looks on as he waits in the line for permission to cross the border into Macedonia on Nov. 20.

In the wake of the recent terror attacks in Paris, new concerns have arisen regarding whether or not the huge influx of refugees allows opportunities for ISIS terrorists to enter western nations.

Georgi Licovski / EPA

. A migrant stands on a border stone as he waits for permission to cross the Greek-Macedonian border, near Gevegelija, Macedonia, on Nov. 20.

Lawmakers in the U.S. House voted Thursday to essentially halt a program aimed at resettling thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing their war-torn homeland.

Georgi Licovski / EPA

. A Macedonian soldier tries to control refugees at the border on Nov. 20.

Georgi Licovski / EPA

. A man carries firewood after crossing the border near Gevgelija on Nov. 20.

Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP - Getty Images

. Migrants and refugees keep warm around a bonfire as they wait to enter a registration camp after crossing the border near Gevgelija on Nov. 20.

Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP - Getty Images

. Refugees and migrants walk to a registration and transit camp after crossing border near Gevegelija on Nov. 20.

Georgi Licovski / EPA

. Migrants wait to cross the border near Gevgelia, on Nov. 20.

Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP - Getty Images

. Clothing left by migrants hang on a tree near Serbia-Macedonian border on Nov. 19.

Djordje Savic / EPA