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Episode 79

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13th Feb 2020

Natalie Ram | Collecting DNA at the Border: A Thin Line Between Security and Privacy

In January, the government began collecting DNA from detainees at the border to ensure that families are who they say they are, but how may this act of security, result in encroaching upon our private lives.

Helping us this week is Natalie Ram, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Maryland. Natalie is a top scholar on the intersection of genetic privacy and the law, publishing groundbreaking research in Harvard Law Review, Stanford Law, Columbia and many more.

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Immigration Nerds
Your hub for all immigration news, updates and discussions. Here we uncomplicate the complicated.
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Founded in 1978, Erickson Immigration Group provides comprehensive business immigration, global migration, and compliance solutions that enable companies to hire the best and brightest talent from around the world. We represent clients ranging from Fortune 500s to cutting-edge startups. Sectors represented by our firm include Technology (including CRM services, e-commerce, social and online news media, online entertainment and television/movie production, FinTech, online payments), Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Universities/Public School Districts. Our staff is smart, inspired, spirited, passionate, and views our client relationships as partnerships. Our accurate legal advice will always take into account the best interest of your company as well as your employees.

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