Trump's America Yields Fear for Undocumented Student

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Radio Rookie Andrea Bonilla in the studio
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Andrea Bonilla was brought to the United States as an undocumented immigrant from Ecuador when she was five-years-old. In 2012, as she began high school, her mother put in an application for President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which allows undocumented children and young adults to attend school, work, and go to college without fear of deportation.

Bonilla, a DACA recipient and a former Radio Rookie, discussed her fears of a Donald Trump presidency back in August.

"Now that I've had DACA for years, I know how much I have to lose if it's taken away," she told WNYC.  

Bonilla is now a college freshman at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania where she is studying film and media. She is passionate about her future in America, but is now facing the possibility of being forced to return to Ecuador, a place that has never really been her home.