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Donald Trump, This Is #WhatImmigrantsLookLike

In case you forgot.

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On June 16, during his presidential campaign announcement speech, Donald Trump made comments about the immigrant population in the United States.

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When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. They're not sending you. They're not sending you. They're sending people that have lots of problems and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists, and some, I assume, are good people.

Since his comments, both NBC and Macy's have ceased business with Donald Trump, and the hashtag #WhatImmigrantsLookLike has begun to trend.

UT student @llamasliliana creates hashtag #WhatImmigrantsLookLike after @realDonaldTrump's comments

My parents are from a small town in Mexico. They now have two college grads & 1in college #WhatImmigrantsLookLike

My parents left their home to create one for us. Now we're on the road to being UT grads #WhatImmigrantsLookLike

#WhatImmigrantsLookLike I think we fit the bill...

21 years ago my parents came to the US for us. 2 college graduates and 2 more to come that's #WhatImmigrantsLookLike

He is literally the farthest thing from perfect but I'll always admire his resilience #WhatImmigrantsLookLike

My parents came to the U.S. to give birth to the first college grad in our family #WhatImmigrantsLookLike

My parents came here from Mexico to study at UT. My dad earned his PhD, my mom her Master's. #WhatImmigrantsLookLike

My parents sacrificed their comfort for a safer life and better opportunities for me.#WhatImmigrantsLookLike

Generations ago, my family came to the U.S. Today, I'm a 3rd generation college grad, c/o '14 #WhatImmigrantsLookLike

Well, this was all obviously inspired by Mr.Trump's comments. Like many immigrants and children of immigrants, I was angry. But beyond his comments, I thought about turning that anger into something positive. Staying mad at him wasn't going to change anything. So, I decided to create a hashtag that would promote who immigrants really are—hardworking, kind, loving people. There are also the children of immigrants, who many think about less. Most immigrants from around the world come here working low-income jobs, but their hard work leads to college graduates, future educators, doctors, lawyers. That's #WhatImmigrantsLookLike. They are creating the future of our country.

Daughter of immigrants, chasing the American Dream. This is #WhatImmigrantsLookLike. #CollegeGraduate

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