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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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Immigration minister: Deportation 'must go ahead'

Immigration Minister James Brokenshire insisted today that Yashika Bageerathi should be deported, as he appeared before the Commons Home Affairs select committee.

Her mother and headteacher appeared before the committee to appeal on her behalf to remain in the UK until she finishes her A-levels.

Speaking to Lucy Manning Yashika appealed directly to Mr Brokenshire to allow her to stay.

Listen: A-level student facing deportation appeals to minister

It is not clear whether he has heard her appeal, though he told MPs earlier today he would listen.

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