This TV writer found out he was an undocumented immigrant at 16

By Mark Brodie
Published: Friday, January 13, 2023 - 11:54am
Updated: Friday, January 13, 2023 - 11:58am

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Rafael Agustin
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Rafael Agustin is the author of "Illegally Yours."

Rafael Augustin moved to the United States from Ecuador with his parents when he was 7, but it wasn’t until almost a decade later that he learned he was undocumented.

As he writes in his book, "Illegally Yours," it was quite a shock to his teenage world — which he describes as "an end-of-the-world comet hitting [his] frosted-tip head."

Augustin is a TV writer who joined The Show to talk about why he decided to write the book.

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