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US approved thousands of child bride requests

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WASHINGTON (AP)—Data obtained by The Associated Press shows thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admission for a 15-year-old girl.

The approvals are legal. The Immigration and Nationality Act does not set minimum age requirements.—More.

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