LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The fear is real for many young people who believe a Donald Trump presidency means their parents will be deported. Now, a teacher was caught on audio fueling that anxiety.

A substitute physical education teacher at Bret Harte Preparatory Middle School at 9301 S. Hoover Street in South Los Angeles was recorded telling students that their parents would be deported – one day after Trump was elected.

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“If you were born here, then your parents gotta go and they gonna leave you behind. You’ll be in foster care,” according to the recording made by one of the 6th-grade students.

They said he was a long-term substitute teacher at Bret Harte.

At one point on the recording, a child asked the teacher a question.

Student: “How are they going to find me?”
Teacher: “I got your phone numbers, your address, your mama’s address, your daddy’s address. It’s all in the system, sweetie. And when they come and there’s an illegal, they gotta go!”

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“I don’t know how a teacher could say that to a kid?” one student’s father asked.

“I was scared because how can a teacher tell us that. He’s just rubbing it in that Trump won. We already know that,” said one student, whose father was undocumented. “I worry about my dad because I had a nightmare that he wasn’t with me any more.”

She said the teacher made the threats after the students were not listening in class.

Luis Raynaga said his daughter and a handful of other students filed complaints with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

He said the principal told him that the teacher has been fired.

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The school district did not respond to CBS2’s Kristine Lazar’s email for comment.