Immigration DNA Testing
America’s immigration agencies use paternity, maternity, and kinship testing in their immigration decision-making practices. Immigration DNA testing is a paternity, maternity, or kinship test that is conducted at the request of the US Embassy or USCIS.
The intent of immigration testing is to identify that the relevant parties have a biological relationship with each other. Immigration DNA testing will provide that information.
The tests can be maternity, paternity, and siblingship. These tests are court-admissible as they relate to government regulations.
Maternity DNA Test
A Maternity DNA Test compares the DNA of a child to the DNA of an alleged mother.
- For legal purposes, a Maternity DNA Test is necessary when results will be used for issues such as adoption, custody, taxes or inheritance, etc.
- If more than one woman claims to be a child’s mother, this maternity test will determine which woman is the biological mother.
Paternity DNA Test
A Paternity DNA Test compares the DNA of a child to the DNA of an Alleged Father. The child’s mother is not required to participate in this test although the mothers participation is always encouraged to increase the probability of the results.