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Avoiding Delays in the Immigration Process

  In the absence of comprehensive documentation such as valid birth certificates, prospective immigrants and their sponsors can prove biological relationship through immigration DNA testing. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency (USCIS), working with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Embassy locations worldwide, developed rules to ensure that accredited DNA Testing Laboratories like…

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Can I Do a Sibling DNA Test for Immigration?

Can you do a sibling DNA test for immigration? Yes—according to a new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) policy update. Positive results for a sibling  test for immigration or a half-sibling test are now accepted as proof of relationship, providing you test through an AABB-accredited laboratory. New threshold requirements for confirming a biological relationship…

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Paternity Fraud: Your Top 3 Questions Answered

    Because DDC is a highly-accredited and trusted paternity-testing lab, we handle large numbers of customer questions every week via phone call, email, and social media. We sometimes get inquiries about the possibility of paternity fraud, especially when a news story on the subject pops up. Here are the top three questions we get…

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Your Immigration DNA Test: Must-Know Basics

  Immigration to the United States is a dream for many, especially if they already have family members living in America. The process takes a lot of time and there are many hurdles that must be cleared before the move is approved. Fortunately, the part in the process that requires proof of a family relationship has…

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Digging up Dad: Dali and Celebrity Paternity Testing from the Grave

On Monday, June 26, a court in Madrid ordered the remains of Salvador Dali to be exhumed. No…it’s not to gather evidence for a crime: it’s because an astrologer and tarot-card reader named Pilar Abel filed a paternity lawsuit, claiming her mother had an affair with the famed surrealist artist in 1955. Celebrity paternity testing…

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Immigration DNA Testing: Top 5 Questions Answered

  Immigration DNA testing has made what was once a long and arduous process much simpler. In order to confirm a biological relationship, family members had to search for birth certificates or other records, and sometimes those documents were nowhere to be found, resulting in lots of stress! Now, a few painless cheek swabs may…

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Legal Paternity Test vs. Home Paternity Test

  If you’re planning on doing a DNA paternity test soon, it’s extremely important to know the differences between a legal paternity test and a home paternity test before making this all-important purchase. There are some very key differences—here’s a fast overview.   Legal Paternity Test Results are Court-admissible As a top paternity testing lab,…

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Requirements: DNA Testing for Immigration

  Are you considering doing DNA testing for immigration purposes? There are specific steps needed to do an immigration DNA test properly, ensuring you or your loved one don’t hit any delays or other problems during this very important process. Additionally, in order to standardize immigration requests, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency (USCIS)…