• 'They cannot find the children at all': Migrant parents face chaos and red tape trying to reunite with their kids

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Migrant families who were separated from one another by the Trump administration are encountering chaos and red tape while trying to reunite.
    The parents and children were placed in the custody of completely separate government agencies - and it's unclear whether those agencies share information with one another.
    Parents are afraid for their children's health and safety.
    Lawyers and advocates say many parents have been unable to locate their kids, let alone speak with them.
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  • 23andMe is working on a plan to send genetic testing kits to help reunite families separated at the border - but privacy issues loom

    23andMe is working on a plan to send genetic testing kits to help reunite families separated at the border - but privacy issues loom

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    On Thursday, congressional representative Jackie Speier talked to 23andMe about possibility of using genetic testing to help reunite families separated at the border.
    The next day, 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki tweeted that the company had offered to "donate kits and resources to do the genetic testing to help reconnect children with their parents."
    A 23andMe representative told Business Insider on Friday that the company is currently working on a plan, but details have not yet been finalized.
    There are several issues with tracking down family members via DNA testing, most of which involve...
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