Adoptions from Abroad: Article 8 Fails to Assist – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted November 12th, 2015 in adoption, appeals, children, families, human rights, immigration, news, tribunals by sally

‘A child (SM) who was adopted in Algeria by a French couple living in the UK was refused an application for a right of entry as a family member. Having been overturned in the Upper Tribunal, the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) successfully appealed to the Court of Appeal. SM was not, the court held, a family member of Mr M. A keen human rights observer might think this was an apparent infringement of article 8 ECHR (the right to family life).’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 12th November 2015