Immigration stories, books, poems, and more

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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
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
Born in post war London to Spanish parents her war hero father was given British nationality so her home became the meeting place for anything needed in the spanish community. With only her parents who really didn't care for her she was constantly palmed off to Spanish families by her… Read More
Story of a young immigrant with concerns and obstacles in his life. As he grows up he is more open about reality. He has been living two life's for the past 12 years. Read More
In Jamaica in the ancient past, run-away African slaves took shelter in remote interior mountains now called "Land of Look Behind.' The reason it is called land of look behind was that they lived in fear of capture by their masters and always looking behind their shoulders for safety. In… Read More
Lennon had it right. He said we can imagine. It's safe, it's perfect, and it's possible. I imagine a world without borders. There's more to life than rejection of your own home. Read More
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, Read More

Poem / Other

April 04, 2011

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Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

A poem written for the illegal immigrant. A poem written for human rights! Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 23, 2010

Reads: 358

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem I wrote. Hope you enjoy, please comment! Read More
Neo-Nazi connections to Arizona's immigration law SB1070 Read More
I wrote this after talking to a friend of mine who is a border patrol officer. His daily job is to go out and arrest people who are 'illegally' crossing the border. I believe ALL people should have the freedom to go wherever they want to go as long as… Read More
Simply a short piece about an anomalous occurence with a twist at the end of it. Read More
A funny story based on real events at my dreadful jobs. I hope that there is some kind of deeper meaning here too, but hey, at least my job exposes me to some characters! Read More
A captive Uzbek catalogue bride remembers an old fairy tale in order to gain her freedom from her wealthy sponsor Read More
Article dated September 7, 2008. Takes a look on Obama and McCain's plan concerning immigration. Read More
Just weeks before California's special 2008 governor election, a Mexican terrorist strikes San Diego's Seaport Village, killing dozens. With the two leading candidates on opposite sides of the issue, the border patrol argument heats up to new levels. Terminally shy biochemist, Paul Young, witnesses the attack. The reported story does… Read More
Trucker Yves LeRoche picks up a hitch-hiker whose presence is about to disrupt the steady thrum of Yves' simple life, and force him to see his secret cargo in a whole new light. This posting includes chapters 4 and 5 of 5. Read More
Trucker Yves LeRoche picks up a hitch-hiker whose presence is about to disrupt the steady thrum of Yves' simple life, and force him to see his secret cargo in a whole new light. This posting includes chapters 1, 2 and 3 of 5. Read More
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