Translation of boat people in Spanish:

boat people

balseros, n.

plural noun

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    balseros masculine
    balseras feminine
    • It was reported recently that a number of violent criminals paid big money to join the Vietnamese boat people to come to Australia.
    • Except for a small community of former boat people, Vietnam has no supportive overseas ethnic connection.
    • Like North Sea oil, Vietnamese boat people, German wine and inflation - it was everywhere at the time.
    • The rules will be tougher than under Australian law, but then, most of the boat people ARE refugees.
    • When boat people arrive to flee tyranny in other South East Asian countries they are treated as if they are rough criminals.
    • Then and now, the government's treatment of refugees was a hot issue, and Dolce wrote a protest song about the sufferings of the Vietnamese boat people.
    • Some of the world's best players grew up as pampered bourgeoisie, others were Vietnamese boat people.
    • Around 8,000 boat people have arrived in Australia in the past two years, a small number by international comparisons.
    • Look, he wrote, the Afghan boat people fled persecution and would, until the war, have been found to be refugees.
    • This is surprising in view of the experience gained in dealing with the Vietnamese boat people some decades ago.
    • Neither major player has proposed a real solution to stopping illegal boat people coming to Australia.
    • She wanted refugee boat people given five year temporary visas instead of permanent residence.
    • Meanwhile, the humanitarian thing to do would be for Australia to accept the boat people.
    • Nauru said it could take three months to process the boat people's refugee claims.
    • They are more worried about a probable influx of North Korean boat people.
    • Despite reports the boat people are bound for Australia, the government is not certain of their destination, the minister said.
    • It details the life of boat people who escaped from Vietnam, and in this case, reaching America, the supposed land of milk and honey.
    • The events of the last month concerning boat people seeking to enter Australia have been for me among the most distressing for many years.
    • Haunted by their experiences as boat people escaping from Vietnam, the family is separated by guilt, shame and anger.
    • He plays the neglected child of an alcoholic mother who fights for better conditions among Hong Kong's boat people.