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US approved thousands of child bride requests

According to data provided to The Associated Press, the U.S. approved thousands of requests by men to bring child and teenage brides from another country.

According to new government data.. From 2007 to 2017… Nearly three thousand visa petitions were approved from children wanting to bring their adult spouses into the US —And more than 5,000 petitions were approved for adults wanting to bring child spouses to the US. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admission for a 15-year-old girl. (The Associated Press – NAILA AMIN’++USER GENERATED CONTENT)