Ukrainian teenager faces deportation from Cornwall

A teenage girl who was rescued by a Cornish couple from the Ukraine after her mother was murdered faces being deported.14 year old Iryna Mynich has been living in Bodmin since November.

The Government has refused to give her the right to remain in the UK and wrote directly to her to tell her they plan to deport her.

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Foster parents' fight to stop Ukrainian teen being deported

14-year-old Iryna Mynich faces deportation. Credit: ITV West Country

A temporary charity shop has been opened in Bodmin by the foster parents of a Ukrainian teenager facing deportation.

Terence and Heather Voysey brought 14-year-old Iryna Mynich to the UK after her mother was murdered. But Iryna now faces being deported back to the Ukraine. Her foster parents say she has nowhere to go. They've opened the shop to raise money for legal fees to fight to keep Iryna in the UK.

Today is the last day of trading for the shop. Most of it's products have been donated by local traders.

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