Tag: El Salvador

Trump-Sessions Tensions Ease as DOJ Gets Back on Track

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump appeared to be making efforts to bury the hatchet Thursday after a week of tumult and speculation over the two men’s ability to continue working together. Speaking on Fox News’s Tucker Carlson

Sanctuary Cities Protecting MS-13 Gang Members from Deportation, Says ICE

WASHINGTON, D.C. — There is a “rather long list” of sanctuary cities across the United States that choose to release incarcerated members of the notoriously violent Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang back into U.S. communities rather than allow immigration agents to prosecute and deport them, testified a federal officer under oath before lawmakers.

Detective: MS-13 Using Kids to ‘Bolster’ Ranks, ‘Commit Violent Crimes’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The leadership of the notoriously violent Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang in El Salvador is intentionally deploying unaccompanied kids to enter the United States illegally and bolster their ranks as well as “commit acts of violence” once inside the country, a member of an FBI gang task force tells lawmakers.

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DREAMers Arrested in Nationwide Gang Crackdown

Federal immigration officials arrested nearly 1,400 gang members in a nationwide 6-week operation, including illegal immigrants gang members who had protected status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.