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Two decades of frontier-free travel across Europe unraveled Monday as countries re-established border controls in the face of an unprecedented influx of migrants.

Germany’s surprise decision to restore border controls on Sunday had a swift domino effect, prompting neighbors to impose checks at their own frontiers as thousands of refugees pressed north and west across the continent.

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