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A-level student deported to Mauritius: I am all alone

An A-level student deported back to Mauritius last night has told ITV News she is alone in the country that her family fled in 2011. Yashika Bageerathi was flown back despite pleading with ministers to let her stay until after her exams.

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Yashika's MP: Home Office should follow their guidance

Yashika Bageerathi's local MP has called on the Home Office to follow their own guidance and allow the 19-year-old Mauritian student to remain in the UK to complete her A-level exams.

Read: Yashika's MP: Deportation 'far from compassionate'

David Burrowes said her mother was distraught by what was happening to her, and the Home Office's insistence that she be deported now is unnecessary, as well as uncompassionate.

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