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Clare
Clare, Solicitor
Category: Immigration Law
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I was born in the UK . My father is English my mother American.

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I was born in the UK . My father is English my mother American. I have a US passport and have lived there for the last 23 years. After my mother and father divorced my mothers new husband adopted me.. Am I entitled to a UK passport?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
What nationality is your adoptive father
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
American
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
I am sorry.
Had you not been adopted then you would indeed have been entitled to a UK passport
However adoption severs the legal relationship with the biological parent so you can no longer do so.
Sorry to give such bad news.
Please ask if you need further details
Clare