'We are nameless, faceless and are reduced to a "serial number" as if we were a hardware and no longer humans. I am Asadullah Haroon, an Afghan citizen from Nangarhar. My wife waits every year for the news that her husband comes home. My infant baby, Mariam, is now a teenager.'
In the year 2000, Ilhan Omar became a US citizen at the age of 17-yrs-old. As a citizen she isn't impelled to "marry" any family member, including an alleged "brother", in order to secure their legal status in the US.