FIU researcher: ‘Trump is wrong about MS-13. His rhetoric will make it worse.’

FIU researcher: ‘Trump is wrong about MS-13. His rhetoric will make it worse.’

MS-13 is as American-made as Google — or, for that matter, as Trump. MS-13 was founded in Los Angeles in the 1980s by children of Salvadoran immigrants who fled a brutal civil war, a war which was substantially funded by the United States. The early members were teenagers who hung out on street corners and bonded around reefer and rock concerts, not unlike thousands of other kids living in Southern California’s underprivileged communities.

FIU researcher: ‘Trump is wrong about MS-13. His rhetoric will make it worse.’

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