Immigration stories, books, poems, and more

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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

Reads: 25

Shelves: 2

The Review Chain House

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

Reads: 503

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Short Story / Humor

March 17, 2014

Reads: 151

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 15260

Comments: 711

Shelves: 63

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 917

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 110

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 131

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 388

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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
Choran, a 13 year old Chinese immigrant moves to San Francisco due to economical issues where he encounters a new lifestyle and experiences a new culture. Step by step, him and his family overcomes obstacles to pursuit happiness. Read More
This book is about the story of three Irish immigrants that struggle to find a new life in their new home, America. Read More
It is 1847 and fourteen year old Kathleen Ryan has just immigrated to Boston from Ireland. She and her family have to overcome discrimination and disease in their new life. Read More

Reads: 139

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

How I see the immigration situation. Read More
IN FRENCH: A young senegalese illegal immigrant about to drown at sea flashes back to how he got there. Read More
A family's adaptation to a new country through the daughter Esma's eyes. Read More
This is an excerpt from the novel Almost a Turkish Soap Opera, a companion book for the feature film and web series. If you are a fan of the web series or film, you will find the book just as entertaining. There are many questions answered in the book and… Read More
Fifteen-year-old Kanya Duvelle has lived all her life on her parents' elephant farm in rural Thailand. Raised among the animals from birth, she takes for granted an understand that takes years to master. But when Kanya is suddenly made to leave the farm, she comes to know a very different… Read More
The experiences and sensations of coming to a new land. What I felt the first time I arrived to America and the first time visiting my former home Read More
Iraqi security officers were very helpful, professional and respectful to all mourners. On Monday, at least 28 people were killed and 78 wounded in a wave of bomb attacks in central Iraq against mourners. I Ajmal Mehdi condemns in the strongest terms by volunteering my time in Karbala for help… Read More
"Murderous tactics are rarely used." this is for a school project, and i want it to be really good. I would reaaly love it if you could help me make it better. I want suggestions; comments, good or bad. if you are going to leave a comment please answer the… Read More
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