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Reprinted from Sara Carter's news page.
A leaked memo obtained by Just The News shows how the Biden administration is preparing to end “familial DNA testing” for migrants at the US-Mexico border. The move is nonsensical, as the process of testing “has been key to preventing the fraudulent entry of many illegal immigrants and mitigating child trafficking.”
The Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) memo sent to frontline border agents over the weekend announced the testing will cease when its vendor contract expires this month.
“The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) familial DNA contract with BODE Technologies will end on May 31, 2023 and all familial DNA testing will conclude on that date,” the memo reads.
Just The News reports:
The DNA testing was originally implemented in the Trump-era and utilized by Customs Border Protection – following a court order related to the separation of migrant children from their families and evidence drug cartels were using children to create fake family units to sneak illegal immigrants across the border…
…CBP has identified numerous family fraud attempts by illegals over the years. In 2022, a government accountability office report found that as many as 1 in 10 of children tested turned out not to be related to the illegal aliens who were crossing with them.
Other reports have found as many as 30% of suspected migrant fraud families shared no familial relation whatsoever.
The memo also states such collecting and testing of familial DNA is “separate” from “booking” DNA collection, which is done by the FBI, and that BODE’s expiring contract “does not impact collections as part of the CODIS (Combined DNA Index System) program,” which is expected to proceed “uninterrupted.”
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