DNA testing has become the gold standard for immigration cases based on genetic family relationships much as it has for other areas of law such as family or criminal
justice. Yet, guidance is surprisingly vague and the science is not always understood by lawyers or by government officials. This article discusses the role of DNA testing in U.S. immigration law, the utility of DNA tests, and emerging evidence about the validity of these tests.
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