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originally posted by: Syyth007
MS 13 was actually helped along by immigration policy - They were formed in LA back in the 80's by Central American immigrants, many with paramilitary experience from the wars in Central America. Many were deported for criminal activity in the 90's, where they now established their gang in their homeland, and it spread through Central America and Mexico like wild fire, while still maintaining their presence in the US. Now, not only are the members of this gang immigrates, but you now have 2nd and 3rd generation American citizens joining the gang. It started out as a small neighborhood street gang on the streets of LA, but it is now an international criminal organization, involved in everything from petty street crime up to international drug trafficking.
originally posted by: LDragonFire
a reply to: FarleyWayne
My uncle owned E&M Motorcycle in South St Louis and everyone in the family helped out at the shop so we all knew bikers of all shapes and sizes, some were criminal others were not. Just because your in a biker gang doesn't make you a automatic criminal. Just like going on vacation doesn't automatically make you tourist.