Copy e-mail to Home Office Minister
I wish to be advised, under Freedom of Information rules, on the following queries regarding your service.
1. What forms of identity are being used/scrutinised by the team in Calais who are conducting checks on ‘unaccompanied’ minors and young people who claim to have relatives legally resident in the United Kingdom?
2. Are any checks being made with DNA samples, possibly the only known test with a ‘one in a million’ possibility of absolute success in tracing familial contacts?
3. Are the checks, at present being carried out in Calais, subject to a secondary check in the U.K., to ensure verification? And if not, why not?
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