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By Associated Press
Extraordinary violence is among the factors pushing Central Americans north toward the U.S. In El Salvador, rival gangs like MS-13 and the 18th Street Gang kill thousands per year, despite a harsh crackdown by law enforcement. Special correspondent Danny Gold…
By Danny Gold
A new directive from Attorney General Jeff Sessions declares that gang and domestic violence will generally cease to be grounds for asylum.
By Elliot Spagat, Anita Snow, Associated Press
The roundtable in Bethpage, Long Island, is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET today. Watch the president's remarks here.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally, saying he would continue to use the term to refer to violent gang members despite a sharp rebuke from Democratic…
Making his case for tighter border security, President Donald Trump has repeatedly linked immigration to criminality.
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump calls members of MS-13 “monsters” and “animals,” a common talking point for his administration’s crackdown on immigration. What do we know about the brutally violent gang, its origins and ties to the politics of immigration? PBS’s Frontline shares…
By Patty Gorena Morales
In a roundtable discussion with law enforcement officials on Tuesday, Trump again targeted MS-13, calling it “one of the most violent and vicious gangs anywhere in the world,” and said that it “recruits through our broken immigration system, violating our…
WASHINGTON — Trumpeting his administration's crackdown on illegal immigration and violent crime, President Donald Trump is traveling to Long Island to urge Congress to dedicate more funding to the fight.
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
Trump praised Sessions when he announced his mission to eradicate the gang in April. But the attorney general has since fallen out of favor with his onetime political ally.
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