Leading Pro-Immigrant Congressman Severs Ties With DREAMer Groups; Calls Them Manipulative, Racists

Elizabeth Llorente, Fox News Latino, November 5, 2013

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, the vocal proponent in Congress for a change in policy that would give undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as minors a chance to legalize their status, has cut off ties with two groups that have coordinated provocative protests in recent months.

Gutierrez, a Democrat from Illinois, on Monday evening issued a press release announcing that he was no longer going to work with the National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NIYA) and their affiliated advocates at DREAMActivist.org.

The congressman said the final straw in a series of actions by the groups that he has found unsettling was the secret recording by a NIYA representative of what was to have been a confidential discussion last week between Gutierrez and parents of immigrants who are being held in an immigrant detention center in El Paso, Tex.

“It just shows me how dangerous they are,” Gutierrez said in an interview Tuesday with Fox News Latino. “How Nixonian . . .Why target the leading voices in the Senate and House for immigration reform?”

“That meeting was . . . recorded surreptitiously by NIYA, without the knowledge of the parents, the Congressman or his staff,” Gutierrez said in a statement sent Monday night to the media. {snip}

NIYA helped coordinate two high-profile protests that involved groups of people who approached U.S. authorities at the U.S.-Mexican border in July and September, and requested political asylum. The groups–nine were in the first, and about 30 in the second–comprised people who were brought to the United States illegally as minors and who were deported or left on their own.


The groups are known as Dream 9 and Dream 30, after the congressional measure, the DREAM Act, which seeks to provide immigrants brought as minors a path to legal status.

Gutierrez has expressed exasperation for months over the high-risk moves of both groups, saying that the provocative nature of these actions undermines his efforts to win support for a comprehensive immigration reform bill.

Gutierrez said the leader of NIYA, Mohammad Abdollahi, who was born in Iran and raised in Michigan, has expressed racist [anti-white] views on the Internet, and bragged about how hard it would be for the United States to deport a gay person to Iran.

Gutierrez said it bothers him that someone who feels no fear of deportation is organizing people who are subject to immigration enforcement for risky encounters with U.S. border officials.


Earlier on Monday, two of the Dream 30 who were released from detention were arrested after refusing to leave the offices of Gutierrez and Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, a Texas Democrat, whom the protesters had gone to see about immigration reform.


In a press release announcing their plans to hold a “sit-in” in the congressional offices, NIYA said: “They will go to the offices and refuse to leave until the elected officials speak out in support of stopping the deportations of the #Dream30.”


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  • NeanderthalDNA

    If you are a productive Hispanic citizen of this country…why would you want more Hispanic immigration?

    THEY come HERE because HERE is not THERE. When enough of THEM come HERE, HERE will be THERE.

    Keep HERE HERE and THERE THERE. If you are Hispanic either you or your family came HERE because HERE is HERE and if you want to keep HERE HERE as opposed to where you fled from…

    OPPOSE FURTHER IMMIGRATION. It’s in your best interest too…

    • Manaphy

      “If you are a productive Hispanic citizen of this country…”

      Well, I’ve heard that Albino elephants technically CAN exist, except no one has ever seen one before.

      • NeanderthalDNA

        They exist. Eventually they tend to become, for all intents and purposes, white, and cease identifying with their Hispanic roots no more than the Irish cease to identify with their Irish roots.

        This pattern, however, is seriously endangered as a result of the critical mass of numbers. A few here and there in the good old days – no problem. A human inundation such as what we have today? Problem.

    • Hal K

      It’s about group loyalty and group interests. You can’t understand this from an individualist point of view. It is also a dead end to try to get nonwhites to embrace individualism. They never give up their group loyalty. You can tell from the way they fight so hard to keep white group loyalty suppressed. When they say they embrace individualism, it is actually only a pretense in order to get more goodies for their people.

  • Sensitivity Training

    This is a ruse. He’s still on their side, wants the same thing they want. He’s just acting high road morality now to disarm your suspicion. He’ll still be fighting for their cause, nonetheless. A few Whites are waking up to how the agitprop game is played, but not enough will until the bloodshed starts and doesn’t stop. Whiteness means weakness and surrender and stupification.

  • Spartacus

    This is just theater, he’s still who we know he is .

    • NeanderthalDNA

      Who knows? Sometimes folks DO have a change of heart. Believe ME…

      But this does not mean he no longer supports immigration – just that he wishes to distance himself from these guys who will likely bring bad publicity to his cause…

      • robinbishop34

        “just that he wishes to distance himself from these guys who will likely bring bad publicity to his cause”


  • Puggg

    He’s mad because the DREAMer loudmouths are openly anti-white?

    Isn’t that Luis Gutierez himself?

    Are we not supposed to notice that the whole amnesty project is just another element of the hate whitey program?

    • robinbishop34

      Gutierrez is about as openly anti-white as they come.

  • Extropico

    This is a desperation ruse as he sees now that so many Whites have woken up to the anti-White racism from racial advocacy groups who call Whites racist if they advocate for themselves.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      Perhaps you are right, but an anti-immigration group headed by a sleazy Iranian? Gutierrez might smell trouble here…

  • Whitetrashgang

    Here is a real dream act, get rid of all mud people in America.Where do I sign up?

    • Pro_Whitey

      You have a dream! (Amen!)

  • Dave4088

    Sure Luis, you’ve never distanced yourself or condemned the virulently anti-white and extremist pro-amnesty groups until now. This is calculated to confuse naive whites into thinking Guiterrez and his ilk might not be as dangerous as previously believed.

  • borogirl54

    What has happened is that these young activists have gone to his office and demanded that he call ICE to set their illegal immigrant friends in the Dream 30 group free. I read on the Dream Activist Facebook page that they were told that if they showed up again at Guiterrez’s office, they will be arrested for harassment. Several of these illegals were arrested. It is not just Guiterrez but other congressmen as well such as Ruben Hinojosa of Texas and Congressmen Joaquin Castro, Ed Pastor, Senator Dick Durbin & Senator Menendez

    • Xerxes22

      Plus they secretly taped him. Which means they were going to blackmail him. That, I think, was the real reason Guiterrez cut his ties to those groups.

      • borogirl54

        He also referred to the sexual orientation of NIYA leader Mohammad Abdollahi since he is a gay Iranian, he is not likely to be deported and that he was asking their children to put their bodies on the line to try and come home, which is something that Abdollahi would not do.

  • And after he severed ties, he went to dinner with Chicago Alderman Munoz and his father.
    Munoz’s father bragged that he sold 100 fake IDs that day ……

  • MekongDelta69

    Do NOT let Luis Gutierrez fool you for one second. He is a radical as they come:

    • mobilebay

      You are so right, Mekong. This man is the king of traitors. I get violently ill just looking at him.

  • Lord_Steven_Regal

    Lovely, an anti-white, anti-American immigrant who openly flaunts his hatred because he knows the U.S. will not deport him. What a sad state of affairs, but not in the least surprising given the world we now find ourselves living in.

  • libertarian1234

    “Even Luis Gutierrez says they go too far.”

    He wants amnesty STRICTLY to get more control for “his people.”

    If he opposes any of them it’s solely because they’re not personally helping his cause.

    He just hates it when they tell the truth about wanting to take over for “their people,” because all of it is really their country, and they just can’t pretend it isn’t any longer.

    Letting the cat out of the bag ahead of time just might throw a monkey wrench into their plans for takeover.

    • kjh64

      The problem is that when enough of “his people” get here, it will kill the White goose that laid the golden egg and we will be Mexico Norte.

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  • Marc Zuckurburg

    I support comprehensive immigration reform.

    Comprehensive immigration reform will raise wages and salaries, strengthen national security, prevent terrorism, enhance our domestic crime-fighting ability, ensure that we continue to encourage the best and brightest to partake of the American dream, enhance our competitiveness and our ability to innovate, and make America more prosperous.

    Make my immigration reform comprehensive, please!