‘Dream 9’ Illegal Immigrant: Deported ‘Deserve’ Pathway to Citizenship Too

Tony Lee, Breitbart, August 26, 2013

Lizbeth Mateo, an illegal immigrant member of the so-called “Dream 9” that re-entered the United States seeking asylum, said lawmakers needed to pass an immigration reform bill that also puts deported illegal immigrants on a pathway to citizenship.

Appearing on Al Jazeera America’s Consider This last Thursday, Mateo said that the 1.7 million people deported while President Barack Obama has been president “also need a pathway to come home and be united with their families.”

“We can do both things,” she said of giving all illegal immigrants in the country a pathway to citizenship in addition to those that have been deported. “We deserve to come home.”

Mateo, along with eight other illegal immigrants who were brought to this country as children, went back to Mexico and then was detained when she tried to re-enter the United States in July as part of an advocacy stunt for the DREAM Act.

She was released after claiming she would be persecuted in Mexico and immigration officers found she had a “credible fear” of being tortured or persecuted. {snip}


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  • I need a Mexican telling me how to run my country like I need a 10 year old telling me how to act at a job interview,
    or an Army private first class telling me how to command a platoon (I was an Army lieutenant).

    • I didn’t need an Army LT telling me how to set up an ambush.

      • Dude, I was enlisted for almost 9 years before I became an officer.

        • So CAL Snowman

          Just out of curiosity, why did you gentlemen decide to join the army, or were you perhaps drafted to fight in Vietnam?

          • I joined up because my family wasn’t able to pay for college, and I was not ready to go yet. My high school grades were too bad from having to move almost every year. I needed to get out of the house for a few years. I also needed to toughen up a bit.
            I chose Army because I heard from several sources that enlisted rank is the fastest there, plus I fancied becoming a green beret one day. I got as far as Jump School and the 82nd Airborne, and I did get sergeant stripes in just 31 months.
            I didn’t fight in Vietnam. I was BORN during Vietnam!

  • Luca

    Watch how many Mexicans, jabbering away like a bunch of parrots, will come up with this new magical phrase “I have a fear of being tortured and persecuted.” Everyone in Mexico has that fear, and generally from any Mexican police officer they encounter.

    • sbuffalonative

      They fear their own people and run to the white man for protection. Just like blacks fleeing ‘bad’ neighborhoods.

      • …And once they are here, they complain about not enough of their people in charge.

      • exlib93

        They should fear angry white people! Why aren’t we freaking out on these animals?

  • Lizbeth Mateo, an illegal immigrant member of the so-called “Dream 9″
    that re-entered the United States seeking asylum, said lawmakers needed
    to pass an immigration reform bill that also puts deported illegal
    immigrants on a pathway to citizenship.

    Why not just give the whole world citizenship and be as progressive and non-bigoted as possible? Because…Martin Luther King.

    Appearing on Al Jazeera America

    That should tell you something. The Al Qaeda Channel. Kaboom.

  • Jesse James

    Honestly what do we need to keep paying all those Federal employees that supposedly work for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement? If we are going to let everybody in the friggin world move here, go on welfare and get free college tuition and health care why in the world do we need to pay for the salary, benefits and retirement of tens of thousands of Federal employees who job apparently is NOT to enforce any of our countries immigration laws. Oh yeah, I forgot they swell the ranks of the Democrat voting Federal employee unions. I forgot the importance of wealth transfer to the democratic base. Why doesn’t King Obama just cut out all the BS and pass a Presidential Order disenfranchising all white Americans and send out blanket American citizenship to all the non-whites in the world. I mean it really isn’t fair that we crackers got a jump on everyone else by figuring out how to make decent sea worthy ships first. What right do a few hundred million aging whites have to make territorial claims on the better part of North America?

  • NeanderthalDNA

    Why not? Sure, law? What’s that?

    Something that stands in the way of 11 million undocumented Democrats and low wage slaves as consolation prizes for the Republicans.

  • bigone4u

    You say you deserve to come home? Madam, this country is not your home. You are home. In Mexico.

    • NordicHeritage

      But you see the left has to them we stole this land from them and that this was once the great aztland you see. They are just “reconquering” their “stolen” land you see all thanks to our addle brained Lilly livered liberal brethren.

  • Spartacus

    “We deserve to come home.”


    Put a gun in your mouth, pull the trigger, and you’ll go exactly where you deserve .

    • newscomments70

      Spartacus, check out this story on the washington post…you can easily comment if you register. They don’t moderate that heavily: www (dot) washingtonpost (dot) com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/08/27/why-immigration-reform-is-in-trouble-jeff-denham-edition/?hpid=z10

      • ShermanTMcCoy

        Sic ’em, Sparty!

  • MekongDelta69

    She appears on Al Jazeera to rant. Anyone else see the insane irony in that?!

    “We deserve to come home.”
    You ARE ‘home.’ What’s your problem?

    She said illegal aliens need a “pathway to citizenship.”
    Wrong again – You need a “pathway back to Mexico” (a la “Operation Wetback” which President Eisenhower instituted in the 50s).

  • Tinfoil A22hat

    It’s a slow motion mud slide that’s gonna bury us all. Pray for zombies.

  • borogirl54

    Those who were deported should have no chance of legally returning to this country. I read where they all claimed that just because they were raised in America that would cause them to be persecuted by other Mexicans!

  • Greg Thomas

    Yet another militant, arrogant and demanding illegal invader. When does this madness end!

  • Truthseeker

    I really wish sometimes that all the white people in the U.S. would band together and say “we’re so sorry for all the racism and oppression we’ve committed against you people of color. The only way we can atone for our sins is to turn this country over to you. All we ask is that you give us one region of the United States as a new separate country, where we whites can live by ourselves and not bother you or hurt you anymore.”

    All the minorities who’ve long seen the white man as some sort of enemy will rejoice in the knowledge that at long last their people, the non-whites, have successfully expanded their power base to the point where they were able to force out these people they resent. Once the last white person crosses over to their new territory though, they’ll suddenly realize they have a new problem on their hands: Their non-white unity means nothing without whites in the picture. Suddenly, they’re a bunch of different people with few common interests or cultural ideas.

    After a while, the new white country will be booming and the remainder of the old United States (what would they re-name it? Diversitia?) will look like a war zone. Naturally, Diversitians will want to come to our land. Unfortunately (for them), they’ll be met with a stern: “Sorry, your people had their chance to live in the white man’s country and despite everything we tried to do for you, all you ever did was complain about us, claim we owed you stuff and in many cases, destroy what we built. We even left you most of the country our ancestors founded and that isn’t enough for you. After all we’ve been through, we’ve decided that we’re happier without you. Now go clean up your own mess and leave us alone.”

    Hey, I can always dream, can’t I?

  • So CAL Snowman

    I want, I want, I want . . . it never changes with these people.

    • MikeS

      Someone should have asked her: “So, how does it feel to want?”

  • Evette Coutier

    We already have a pathway to citizenship. Why do these people deserve special status over those following the law from other countries?

    • NordicHeritage

      Because this is what happens to every empire over time. Citizenship becomes cheapened by those who wish to give it away for votes or favors. Just look at the ancient Roman Empire as to what direction we are heading in.


        Regrettably you are absolutely right. We are heading for the disintegration of our Union, and ultimately the Romanization of The United States of America!

  • mobilebay

    All you “need,” Senorita, is a boot to the derriere right back across the border. If nothing else Mexicans have more nerve than sense.

    • NordicHeritage

      While in good ole Mexico they have some of the stiffest penalties for those caught trying to cross their borders illegally.

      • WhitePiney

        Even immigrants passing through Mexico to come to the USA are imprisoned in Mexico talk about double standards, they don’t want any other immigrants getting a piece of their US government funding.

  • JDInSanD

    Islam is the greatest threat to mankind, but Mexico is the greatest threat to the U.S.

    • NordicHeritage

      I would say it is humanity’s unwillingness to learn from the past that is our greatest threat. We as a species seem hell bent on repeating prior generations mistakes.History has shown time and again that a civilization rots from the inside out and it is proving true here in america as well.

  • NM156

    Just look at her-all she and her family want is access to cheap sources of corn syrup and carbohydrates and WalMart junk. How much would an all-you-want foreign subsidy cost the US taxpayer? It would be far cheaper than lifetime costs they incur.

  • Alexandra1973

    So they want to be reunited with sus familias.
    I have the solution–deport their families back to Mexico too! Win win win!

  • Whitetrashgang

    Couldn’t we do a class action lawsuit for all the monies these people cost us? A lot of good things could happen including getting our message out for a start .

  • John Smith

    The elephant in the room, of course, is that the families of illegal aliens who came here illegally bypassing our immigration system can easily be reunited simply via the process of voluntary deportation. Au revoir illegals and best wishes for your journey.

    • Greg Thomas

      Yes, the family deported together stays together.