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Using DNA to ID Illegal Immigrant's Remains

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Using DNA to ID Illegal Immigrant's Remains

Using DNA to ID Illegal Immigrant's Remains

Using DNA to ID Illegal Immigrant's Remains

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Changes to the Department of Homeland Security's immigrant registration program won't necessarily make the policy less controversial. Steven Cuevas reports from Austin, Texas, on the latest efforts of forensic scientists to use DNA testing to identify the remains of illegal immigrants found along the U.S. border with Mexico.