A recent viral post by an Argentinian college junior who is in the country illegally after her parents overstayed their visas when she was 6-year-old was busted as a hoax by fact checkers. She claimed that she was paying her taxes, though undocumented, and called out President Trump on releasing his tax returns.
Well, as it turns out, the document she turned out to be holding was an easily accessible document that doesn’t at all prove she paid anything at all. The college junior, temporarily protected by Obama’s DREAM act, was holding up a blank 1040 form – which is a federal document, while she claimed she paid $300 in taxes to the state of Arizona.
Here’s one explanation of the hoax: