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USCIS authorizes DNA tests to establish sibling relationships

  1. Date Announced

    April 17, 2018

    When USCIS determines that primary evidence is unavailable or unreliable, the agency may suggest and accept certain DNA test results as evidence of a full- or half- sibling relationship in any petition or application for an immigration benefit in which a sibling relationship is required to establish eligibility. [ID #718]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    April 17, 2018
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Prior Policies

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