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By Hamlets Daughter  (booksie.com)

A friend challenged me to write about refugees, and being as it's such a hot topic, I obliged. For Laura.

Short Story | Updated May 26, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Human,Rights,Social,Justice,Refugees,Life,Government

bruce_zielsdorf

Green Card Soldier

By Bruce Zielsdorf  (booksie.com)

Green Card Soldier is the tale of a Bosnian teen’s escape to America – fusing fact with fiction to tell a heroic story. This adventure novel is about Andro Babich, a naive, but inquisitive budding soccer star. His tale is told by Heath Winslow, a cynical, self-deprecating war...

Book | Updated May 13, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Green,Card,Soldier,Historic,Adventure,Immigration,Naturalization,Refugees,Citizenship,Bosnia,Sarajevo,Dayton,Peace,Accord,Balkans,Croatia,Serbia,New,York

patriotguru

If ... For Only 30 Minutes

By Patriotguru  (booksie.com)

My true experience during the evacuation of South Vietnam during April/May of 1975. I originally wrote this as a semi-final easy question during a Literature Class while attending Maryville University in St. Louis, MO, on May 19, 1990. The question posted was:

Short Story | Updated Aug 5, 2013 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Vietnam,Refugees,Emotional,Saving,Infant,War,South,Evacuation

john_tuby

The Carcasses In The Desert

By John Tuby  (booksie.com)

: The helicopters circles over Kiba. Later, fires and brimstones rains over the entire village, men in ignominy veil emerged from nowhere and mauls the inhabitant of the village, they left sorrow, blood and tears on their trail. Goi and his grand parents escaped the pogroms. Goi grows up...

Book | Updated Apr 5, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Carcasses,Sudan,Camp,Refugees,Doctor,United,Nation,Janjaweed,Moon,Sky,Bird,Helicopter,London,Archeologist

dianend

Ostrich

By Dianend  (booksie.com)

This a conversational poetry. I hope you will enjoy this style as much as I am enjoying it. you are free to interpret them in the way you want. They are 6 poems in one. have a good time as you are reading.

Poetry | Updated Feb 17, 2012 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Ostrich,Lion,War,Refuge,Refugees

arun

When Fate Thumps You...

By Arun  (booksie.com)

Summary: The fights between Sri Lankan govt. and LTTE is well known all over the world. For those who don’t know: The actual inhabitants of Sri Lanka for over 3000 years are a race called as ‘Tamil Eelam.’ They’re there times since Ramayana (an epic of Hinduism written...

Short Story | Updated Jan 1, 2012 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 17
Tags: Refugees,War,Ltte,Sri,Lanka

eileen_mcguinness

POPULATION EXPLOSION,.

By Eileen Mcguinness  (booksie.com)

People are living longer and having more children adding to the burden of our overflowing immigrant population.With resources stretched and unable to cope what is the future for the health and prosperity of our nation?.It seems we are expected to take in all numbers of people both black and...

Poetry | Updated Oct 26, 2011 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Resources,Stretched,Incapacitated,Taxpayer,Fraud,Immigration,Transition,Change,Illegal,Settle,Africa,Eu,Laws,Government,Policies,Strain,Stress,Communities,Movement,Desperation

eileen_mcguinness

IMMIGRATION - THE REAL TRUTH :-(

By Eileen Mcguinness  (booksie.com)

Immigration will always be a controversial topic of debate.Right now we are facing huge numbers of young disaffected african and eastern european people who are determined to find a better life for themselves in the west.Our societies have seen massive change in recent time.The very fabric which...

Poetry | Updated Oct 26, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Immigration,Transition,Change,Illegal,Settle,Africa,Eu,Laws,Government,Policies,Strain,Stress,Communities,Movement,Desperation,Lifestyles,Population,Infested,Tension,Hopes

La Habanos

By John Berry  (booksie.com)

Inspired after conversing with a group of Cuban refugees at a second language school.

Essay | Updated Aug 12, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: World,Affairs,Refugees,Louisville,Cuba,Unemployment

thesaurus

The: Sloth In France: Les Traces Dans Le Niege

By Thesaurus  (booksie.com)

The fire was making me sleepy. Suddenly, my reverie was interrupted by a loud thump and a dragging sound that came from above which made me jump. I leapt up from the sofa and stood listening, my heart thudding against my ribs. I held my breath,

Short Story | Updated Apr 30, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: France,Christmas,Story,Escape,Lifestyle,French,Refugees,Diaries,Immigration

2150 AD

By Sqjpure  (booksie.com)

150 years into the futur an alien attack has wiped us out. Follow Jessica and thier small band of South African refugee as they fight for thier lives.

Novel | Updated Apr 10, 2010 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sci-fi,War,Refugees,Guns,Future,South,Africa

rorgon94

Dying In His Arms

By Rorgon94  (booksie.com)

A short story I wrote for English. It is fictional, set in a fantasy land, but it is inspird by modern day refugees. An extreme imagintive response to current issues.

Short Story | Updated Feb 23, 2009 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Dying,In,His,Arms,Hadarac,Lanta,Manju,Refugees,Political,Military,Border

james_gagiikwe

The ASYLUM

By James Gagiikwe  (booksie.com)

working with temporary asylum seekers.

Poetry | Updated Jan 9, 2008 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: True,Murder,Refugees,Tears,Hope,Return

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