Anti-immigration sentiment has been on the rise since President Trump took office, and more undocumented immigrants are living under the threat of deportation. To fight the toxic political climate, some people have tried to to show more support for undocumented immigrants, from a super bowl ad about two immigrants’ journey to a “Refugees Welcome” banner on the Statue of Liberty. But a group of 4chan users recently decided to exploit this support by planning a fake event: a Starbucks promotion called “Dreamer Day” that claims to offer undocumented immigrants 40 percent off all purchases on August 11.
“How about we meme ‘Undocumented Immigrant Day’ at Starbucks into existence?” one 4chan user proposed the idea. “Announce free coffee for all illegals on a certain
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