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Ken Cuccinelli - The Trump administration is using DNA tests to crack down on “fake families” at the border

PolitiFact Monday, 26 August 2019
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | The Trump administration is using DNA tests to crack down on “fake families” at the borderFearing that children were being smuggled across the U.S.-Mexico border, the Trump administration has sought to detect instances where adult migrants fraudulently present unrelated children as their own.  So earlier this year, the administration rolled out a pilot program to DNA test some groups apprehended at the border who purported to be family units, as a way to determine if they are in fact related. According to the acting director of the office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, nearly a third of suspicious cases were found to reveal fraudulent families. "You've undoubtedly heard about the pilot programs with the ...

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