A MUM fears her family will be torn apart if immigration bosses push ahead with a threat to deport her.

Tammy Lawrence has been told she has to leave her home in Jaywick and return to the US with daughter Tiffany, aged ten.

She is desperate to stay in the UK with British hubby Rodney, 47.

But time is running out as she tries to appeal against the ruling.

"They are trying to kick me and my daughter out of here," said Tammy, 44.

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