If an adoption order is not recognised as valid in the United Kingdom, on the basis of current caselaw, obtaining an adoption order outside the UK with a view for a settled or EEA national sponsor to apply for entry clearance for the adopted child under either the Immigration Rules or EEA law means that the defect will be fatal to the application. Where such an application fails, it also seems simply not enough to argue family life arguments or the bests of the child in the alternative.
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FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: How difficult is it to obtain Refugee Protection in the UK?
Women and children claiming asylum in the United Kingdom who fear return to their countries of origin on the basis that they will be subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) may be a member of a particular social group for the purposes of the 1951 Refugee Convention.
Read more on what the UK government’s stance on the practice and how it is dealt with where an asylum seeker raises the convention reason.