Teacher threatens students with deportation, parents outraged

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A Los Angeles teacher has been fired after he was caught on camera taunting Latino students in his classroom by telling them that their parents were going to be deported.

Jennifer Reynaga, whose family turned over the recording that was captured on another student’s cell phone, said that she expected Latino students to be harassed but didn’t expect it to come from an adult: “I would think the kids would do it, but I never thought a teacher would do it.”

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In the recording, the Bret Harte Middle School physical education teacher can be heard taunting students, telling Reynaga’s 11-year-old daughter, “If you were born here, then your parents got to go. Then they will leave you behind, and you will be in foster care.”

When the girl asked how Trump would find her family, the teacher replied, “I have your phone numbers, your address, your mama’s address, your daddy’s address. It’s all in the system, sweetie.”

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