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US Exports Gang Violence to Central America

This National Geographic story highlights something the media hasn’t made much mention of regarding the current humanitarian crisis faced by minors fleeing to the United States escaping gang violence – that gang violence started as an American export.  Specifically, as the Los Angeles gang culture grew, many immigrants found homes there.  When arrested, and likely deported to their home countries, they brought the bigger, badder American gang culture with them.

July 23rd, 2014 Posted by | immigration law | no comments