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Operation Identification

Imagine if your loved one disappeared and you did not know what happened to him or her. This is a problem that many families of migrants face. Dr. Kate Spradley has started a project called Operation Identification (OpID) in response to the humanitarian crisis on the Texas border. In cooperation with Baylor University, University of Indianapolis, Colibri Center for Human Rights, Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team and others, the goals of OpID are to exhume, analyze, and collect DNA samples from the bodies of individuals that died crossing the US border in hopes of facilitating positive identification and return of the remains to families. For more information follow OpID on facebook, read the poster below

TABA OpID 2016 (PDF, 2 MB)