polygamous

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polygamous

adjective engaging in bigamy, engaggng in unlawful marriage, having multiple husbands, having multiple wives, having plurality of wives or husbands, praccicing plural marriage
Associated concepts: bigamy, monogamy
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To rectify the harms inflicted upon polygamously married immigrant women, the United States should adopt a more equitable stance, similar to the approaches taken in Canada and the United Kingdom.
In addition to removing polygamy from VAWA's calculus of good moral character, lawmakers should enable polygamously married women to reunite with their immigrant children.
288) To remedy this harm, the United States should follow Canada's example by enabling polygamously married women to petition as derivative beneficiaries of their children's visas.
320) See Rwezaura, Building a New Family Law, supra note 138, at 532 ("It seems that the reason why the application of section 144 of the LMA to polygamously married couples leads to such unsatisfactory results is that the section was drafted without consideration of couples who are polygamously married.