Rapid DNA Test Reveals One Third of Migrants Lying About Family Relationship to Children

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Rapid DNA testing has revealed that almost 1/3 of illegal migrants apprehended at the southern US border were not biologically related to the children with whom they were traveling. The pilot program was used in El Paso and McAllen, Texas and may be expanded. In March, former DHS chief Kristjen Nielsen announced that border crossers have been using “child recycling rings” to trick US authorities. 

Rapid DNA testing has revealed that almost 1/3 of illegal migrants apprehended at the southern US border were not biologically related to the children they were traveling with, nor were they cases of step-fathers or adoptive parents, according to the Washington Examiner.

The findings were a result of a pilot program conducted by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in El Paso and McAllen, Texas. 

The number of migrants tested and how they flagged people for testing is unknown, while the official added that some migrants refused the cheek-swab test and admitted that they aren’t related to the children they were with after learning that their claim would be subject to DNA proof. 

After analyzing the results of the pilot, the Department of Homeland Security will consider rolling out the rapid DNA tests on a broad-scale, according to ICE. 

“This is certainly not the panacea. It’s one measure,” said the official.

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