Immigrant DNA Collection: Fighting Crime or Moral Panic

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. In late August 2019, BuzzFeed reported that, “The Trump administration wants to enable Customs and Border Protection officials to collect DNA samples from undocumented immigrants in its custody”. The information would then be uploaded into NDIS, the national DNA information system run by the FBI. This followed a pilot project begun … Continue reading Immigrant DNA Collection: Fighting Crime or Moral Panic