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Latvia: government to restrict adoption of children by foreign citizens

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The government decided on Tuesday to restrict adoption of children, growing up in foster families, to foreign countries, allowing such adoptions only in cases where the adoptive parents are the child’s relatives. Under the current legislation, foreign citizens can adopt children that are being raised in foster families if there are no possibilities in Latvia to ensure proper care of these children in families. The new adoption regulation will only…