A 22-year-old man from Gloucester has been told he could be deported, despite living in the UK since he was three-years-old.
Devin Hartley emigrated from South Africa with his father.
His step-mother, girlfriend and girlfriend's daughter also live here, but he may be forced to leave the country, because he hasn't been approved for British citizenship.
Devin's birth mother is South African and still lives there, but he has had no contact with her for years.
Devin's father say they were given bad advice from a South African official before they moved back.
The family are appealing to the Home Office to allow him to stay, as he has a National Insurance card, has paid his taxes.
At the moment, Devin is living in a citizenship limbo - not being allowed to do anything in the UK now either.
The Home Office sent ITV West Country this statement in response to his situation: