Government Doing DNA Tests On Immigrant Children

Immigrant children are being DNA tested under the Trump Administration. John Iadarola, Brooke Thomas, and Jules Suzdaltsev break it down. Watch The Young Turks YouTube TV NOW: https://tv.youtube.com/browse/UCcYIW1doY-ArwqFqw8HNj0Q

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http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/395616-hhs-using-dna-testing-in-order-to-reunite-migrant-families-faster

“The Trump administration is conducting DNA tests to reunite children separated from their parents at the border.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said Thursday that the agency is using the “faster” and more accurate method in order to comply with a court order to reunite children aged 4 and under with families by July 10, and children aged 5 to 17 by July 26.

The method will also ensure that children are not handed over to someone falsely claiming to be a parent, according to an HHS official on a press call with reporters.
Under normal circumstances, HHS would verify relationships using birth certificates or other documentation and use DNA testing as a backup.

“Because of the compressed time frame, the process of using documentation is not going to be completed within the time frame allowed by the court decision for the great majority of these children,” said Jonathan White, deputy director for children’s programs at the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

“For this reason, the decision has been made to use the faster process of DNA verification to confirm that biological relationship.”

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