Daily Archives: May 29, 2016

Bill Would Require Dna Samples From Americans When Sponsoring Family Visas

swabA new immigration bill under consideration by the House Judiciary Committee would impose unprecedented restrictions on U.S. citizens seeking to sponsor the immigration of their family members, requiring that all parties submit to mandatory DNA testing as part of their visa applications.

Tales of African-American History Found in DNA

African American MigrationIn a study published on Friday, a team of geneticists sought evidence for this history in the DNA of living African-Americans. The findings, published in PLOS Genetics, provide a map of African-American genetic diversity, shedding light on both their history and their health.

OCDA honors late pioneer, DNA evidence expert ADA Camille Hill

OCDA-sealThe Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) wishes to honor life and achievements of the prolific DNA expert and head of the OCDA DNA Unit, Assistant District Attorney Camille Hill, who passed away suddenly last Friday, May 20, 2016.