Lance Gooden

Texas Congressman Wants DNA Testing of Migrant Children at Border

U.S. Representative Lance Gooden (R-TX) reintroduced a bill last week to help reduce migrant “child recycling” to bypass immigration policies and cut down on child-trafficking practices. The bill became necessary after the Biden administration ended a policy put in place by then-President Donald Trump to test the familial relationship between a migrant and a child.

Children stand next to the parents as they wait to be taken to a Border Patrol intake stat