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A fake ad going around on Twitter states that a well-known coffee shop would be giving 40 percent off on any item and a free drink with the promo code “UNAFRAID” next week.
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Several ads say the “Starbucks Dreamer Day” #BorderFreeCoffee will be observed on Aug.11, but one 4Chan commenter suggested it as a ploy to call the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on people.
The hoax started on the forum site 4Chan. A post published on Aug. 2 says:
How about we meme “undocumented Immigrant Day” at Starbucks into existence? Announce a free coffee for all illegals on a certain date. August 11? 11 looks like II (for Illegal Immigrant) I’m open to suggestions there. Name a liberal place
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