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.

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.