This Texas High Schooler Caused a Frenzy on Twitter After Announcing She Was an Illegal Immigrant

Mayte Lara, a Texas high schooler who was named valedictorian of her graduating class, is under fire after tweeting a celebratory message about her success then adding how she’s also in illegal immigrant from Mexico.

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Why she had to reveal that information to the world is beyond me. Doesn’t she realize what a horrible place the Internet can be? Unfortunately for her, the tweet quickly went viral and the Crockett High School grad from Austin, Texas is getting a lot of attention. Most of the commenters were pretty pissed off and did not take the jubilant message well.

Others didn’t respond as harshly.

And others came to her defense:

Mayte’s Twitter account has since been deleted, but we suspect talk on this tweet won’t die down anytime soon. What’s your stance on the situation? Sound off in the comments below.

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