Allele frequencies of fifteen STR loci in U.S. immigrants from Haiti compared with African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans.

@article{Branham2012AlleleFO,
  title={Allele frequencies of fifteen STR loci in U.S. immigrants from Haiti compared with African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans.},
  author={Amie Branham and Robert E Wenk and Francis A Chiafari},
  journal={Forensic science international. Genetics},
  year={2012},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={e3-4}
}
About 20,000 Haitians emigrate to the United States each year. Many are beneficiaries of family-based petitions from naturalized U.S. citizens [1]. Since Haitian birth and marriage records are often nonexistent, adjudicators of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service have evaluated claimed relationships in light of genetic tests for many years [2… CONTINUE READING