January 15th, 2019
USCIS released a new report on how the U.S. immigration system encourages child marriages. Tahirih is alarmed by the data in the report, and urges USCIS to provide further clarifications for a better understanding of the problem.
January 7th, 2019
The governor of Ohio signed a new marriage bill limiting marriage to legal adults.
October 25th, 2018
Tahirih’s Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy, Jeanne Smoot, was quoted in Reuters about how the publicized data and survivor stories of child marriage are helping the public understand the […]
October 16th, 2018
Jeanne Smoot, Tahirih’s Counsel for Policy and Strategy, wrote a letter to the editor of the Washington Post about the need to change laws that allow underage marriage to happen in the U.S.
July 13th, 2018
The governor of Missouri signed piece of legislation which bans marriage under the age of 16.
May 18th, 2018
Lawmakers in Utah are pushing to raise the legal marriage age to 18.
May 17th, 2018
Delaware is the first state in the United States to ban marriage under the age of 18.