The president is using the gang as an excuse for harsher immigration policies.
New York City dailies play fast and loose with the inflammatory term “gang” and defer to questionable police tactics, just as they did with "stop and frisk" policies.
With the attorney general "self-referring" cases, immigrants and their advocates are bracing themselves for harsher rulings.
Bodies were "literally stacked on top of each other," one inmate said about the incident, which lasted more than seven hours. Officials didn't immediately say what sparked the violence.
The president has lied and exaggerated the threat of the gang, and even used the grief of parents who have lost children to further his cruel anti-immigrant agenda.
It's simple: semi-automatic rifles. President Trump keeps droning on about gang violence. Could this offer a path to legislating restrictions on these firearms?
In his first State of the Union address, the president ranges far: national unity, immigration, the drug crisis, North Korea, the culture wars and other issues, including the MS-13 gang.
The 2001 program, begun under President George W. Bush, emphasizes aggressive prosecution of gun and gang crimes.
The progressive activist compiled an impressive record in California and local politics—from 18 years in the state Capitol to a variety of community crusades. Even shelter animals benefited from his work.
A harrowing new study sheds light on the extreme measures some American children between ages 13 and 18 are taking in order to feed themselves. The report also calls into question the welfare policies of former President Bill Clinton.