Supermodel Cara Delevigne has joined the flurry of support for a top A level student faced with deportation.
The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP, Home Secretary: #FightForYashika Stop this sixth form student being deported alone. She deserves a future!
Yashika Bageerathi, 19, who is being held at Yarl's Wood detention centre, had her case reviewed separately from the rest of her family, as she is an adult in the eyes of the law.
Support for the high achieving student has gathered pace with the hashtag #FightForYashika and Labour MP David Hanson calling the decision to deport her "very unfair".
An online petition urging the Government to keep her in the UK has reached 15,000 signatures.
Speaking to ITV News Yashika Bageerathi said she was all alone and did not know what she was going to do without her family and friends.
Speaking to her mother as she boarded she said she was scared about landing in the country she fled in 2011.
Speaking to ITV News Yashika Bageerathi appealed directly to the Immigration Minister and the Home Secretary to remain in the UK.