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Stranded in Pakistan: why did the Home Office deny a baby a visa?

6 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Nina Saleh, a British resident for 20 years, travelled to Pakistan to adopt a baby and was then repeatedly denied a visa, leaving her trapped abroad for months on end. Plus: Zoe Williams on what her time as a waitress taught her about being a good diner In 2018 Nina Saleh , a British resident,travelled to Karachi, Pakistan, to adopt a child, Sofia. Direct adoption from Pakistan to the UK is not allowed as there is no inter-country adoption agreement in place. Instead, couples or individuals coming from the UK use an established route of getting legal guardianship of the baby and then...
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