Dreamer's Tax Post Sparks Backlash

(KPNX)  A DACA student at Arizona State University is fanning the flames of the immigration debate with a post she made to Facebook over the weekend.

Belen Sisa, 23, posted a picture of herself with her 1040 IRS form to show she paid almost $300 in state taxes as an employee in Arizona.

The political science major said she's tired of hearing the argument that undocumented immigrants take from the U.S. government and do not contribute to our economy.

"Uncle Sam doesn't care if you have a social security number," Sisa said. "People say we don't pay taxes, and that is a myth."

Her parents brought her to the United States from Buenos Aires, Argentina when she was 6 years old.

She's lived in Arizona for over a decade, and she wants people to understand it the difficulties immigrants face.

Many responses to her post on Facebook promise a "visit from ICE".

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