Immigration stories, books, poems, and more

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Short college essay about my opinion of the current U.S immigration system. This is a opinionated essay up to debate for my immigration law class. This essay covers topics such as illegal immigration, the waiting listing process, and U.S government polices. Feel free to comment. Read More
A randomly selected sample chapter from the novel I am currently working on. Thoughts, comments and criticism appreciated. Read More
This is a story that a neighbor told me on how he came to the united States after World War 2 Read More
These two segments of the book tells what happened during the military intervention and how it feels to be surrounded by the sounds of war. Its not romantic. Read More
Difficulties in obtaining a visa in a Third World country. Read More

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Slight stumble at one point, but couldn't find the appropriate replacement. I still like it though. Read More
This story is about a girl named Ana Braham living in Russia in the early 1900s. She and her family make the heart wrenching decision to uproot their lives and sail to America. This book tells Ana's adventure traveling to the Promised Land. Read More

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Lenora Lopez, fearless adolescent and first-generation Mexican immigrant, faces a disaster so enormous she may lose all she loves. Read More

Featured Review by Sue Harris

"This is yet another gripping story, Joy, that tackles teenage angst based on different cultures, attitudes and privilege. Your writing is phenom..." Read More

A look at the diversity of the United States Read More
It’s a date of my second birth today! In more accurate wording I would call it an anniversary of my time travel from the past world to the future one. It sounds strange and unreal like introduction to the science fiction story. But it is not a science fiction… Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

September 25, 2017

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A poem about immigration to the U.S. Read and enjoy, please leave comments! Read More
A young girl growing up in Poland in the late 1930's is forced to Immigrate alone to America to escape World War 2. Read More
Why and How it Benefits Any Country With A Win Win To Both Sides Read More
this is one paragraph that i wrote in a five paragraph essay. four other people wrote the other paragraphs. Read More
This is my mother's story of fleeing Vietnam after the war. I appreciate anyone reading it and am grateful for feedback. Read More
A summary of libertarian policies on immigration and foreign policy in the Middle East, specifically related to the Syrian refugee crisis. Read More
Nia tells her journey of life and how she struggles with her disability. You'll meet this 18 year old who hails from a simple, middle class family. She tells her ups and downs in her life.What and how her disability affects her. What does fate hold for her? Will she… Read More
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 correspondent. Set… Read More
About a little Domican girl that gets separated from her parents because of immagration. (this is based of of my own experiance, due to the deportation of my father. This is from a young girls point of view maybe about 6 or 7) Read More
Do you know what it means to be the "other". Have you ever felt that contemptive stare from a collective majority? First seen on Twitter (@mk_writer) in real time in the wee hours of the 17th of March. You have to start from the bottom and read up for it… Read More

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This story is 100% true. I am not writing to become famous or rich. My main goal is to tell my story in hopes that people can learn lessons from my mistakes. Lessons that I myself have managed to learn the hardest way possible. All of the names of the… Read More
Fences is the story of many immigrant families in the United States. It speaks of the difficulties many may come across due to the undocumented status of a family member. Being documented that person lacks the same access to rights, benefits and aid that someone who is documented would have,… Read More

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A logical rebuttal to the heinous views expressed on C-SPAN2. Read More
Watchman Journal part 2 Israel is not easy to get into if you look like some pro-Palestine peace activist. This is the story of an interrogation. Read More
Account of a woman diagnosed with breast cancer. Read More
Account of an illegal immigrant struggling to get documents in Europe. Read More
Why do people discriminate against Hiv/Aids victims instead of love and respect they deserve in the community? Close the door against Aids, not the victim. Read More
This short story is about a hard working Italian American gentleman, who moves to America with his dad to make a fortune. He has to overcome multiple hurdles to reach his ultimate goal, and he encounters sadness and depression in his life. But he also encounters happiness and love. Read More

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