Thousands deported to Central America after fleeing gang violence
Hundreds of people who fled gang violence in Central America are being deported by the United States back to their respective countries every week.
President Trump has defended his Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy by saying there’s an infestation of M-S 13 Gang members coming into the U.S. from Central America.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection statistics, very few gang members try getting into the U.S.
Less than one-percent of them belonged to the gangs operating in Central America.
Instead, it’s often people fleeing gangs who are trying to get into the U.S.