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But, no worries... MS-13 is not a problem at all and we don't need no stinking borders or an agency to enforce immigration laws.
President Donald Trump is once again grossly exaggerating the success of his efforts to deport members of the MS-13, a gang founded by El Salvadoran immigrants. This time he claims that his administration has removed “pretty much” half of the gang members. That’s impossible.
There are an estimated 10,000 MS-13 gang members in the U.S. – a number that has been fairly constant for years, dating to at least 2006. Half of 10,000 would be about 5,000. However, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says that the U.S. has deported 2,798 members of all gangs, not just MS-13, from Oct. 1, 2016, to June 4, 2017, which overlaps the Obama and Trump administrations.
The estimated 10,000 MS-13 gang members in the United States account for less than 1 percent of the estimated 1.4 million total gang members in the country. According to CNN, 104 of the 1,300 gang members arrested during an Immigration and Customs Enforcement sweep last May — 8 percent — were linked to MS-13.
By CBP’s estimates, 0.02 percent of the unaccompanied minors who came to the US — one in every 5,000 migrants — had some MS-13 affiliation.
originally posted by: The GUT
I have a very hard time believing folk are noble and care about the children when our warmongering and love of regime change hurts WAY more children in much more awful ways than a temporary border separation. Virtue. Signaling. Suit up and direct that nobility to where it's most needed and you will stop being a stunning example of hypocrisy.
Look you lie and spread misinformation more than Trump and then speak authoritatively as if you work for ICE. Do you??