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DOS amends FAM to allow for DNA tests to establish sibling relationships

  1. Original Date Announced

    January 24, 2017

    DOS amends Foreign Affairs Manual to allow for submission of sibling-to-sibling and half-sibling DNA test results to establish sibling relationships. [ID #672]

    DOS Cable (17 STATE 6984): Update to 9 FAM 601.11: Permitting Direct Sibling-to-Sibling and Half-Sibling DNA Testing as Evidence of Relationship
  2. Effective Date

    January 24, 2017

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: USCIS Bureau of Consular Affairs


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