In this 2016 photo, Naila Amin, 26, holds a book from one of the classes she was taking at Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York. “My passport ruined my life,” said Amin, a dual citizen from Pakistan who grew up in New York City. She was forcibly married at 13 in Pakistan and applied for papers for her 26-year-old husband to come to the country. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

In this 2016 photo, Naila Amin, 26, holds a book from one of the classes she was taking at Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York. “My passport ruined my life,” said Amin, a dual citizen from Pakistan who grew up in New York City. She was forcibly married at 13 in Pakistan and applied for papers for her 26-year-old husband to come to the country. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

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