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Why Trump’s focus on MS-13 might be making them stronger

  • Aired: 02/06/2018
  • 10:24
  • Rating: NR
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 a clip from their upcoming film, “The Gang Crackdown,” and William Brangham talks with Jonathan Blitzer of The New Yorker.
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Using MS-13 as a talking point in the immigration debate might be counterproductive.
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