Hundreds of MS-13 members arrested in El Salvador

Federal prosecutions for possession of an unlawful firearm were up 23 percent over the past three months compared to the same time period in 2016, an increase that came after Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered USA attorneys to prioritize firearms offenses, according to the Justice Department.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will travel to El Salvador Thursday to coordinate an worldwide law enforcement effort to thwart organized crime syndicates brutalizing Central America and the US border, including MS-13. Relying on projections from the Executive Office for United States Attorneys, the Justice Department states that it is now on track to charge upwards of 12,600 people with firearms-related crimes this fiscal year. Sessions congratulated Salvadoran Attorney General Douglas Menendez on the crackdown.

At a press conference Thursday, Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Robert Hur explained that the Justice Department's "aggressive" efforts to eradicate the threat of MS-13.

"Earlier this year, members of the MS-13's Peajes Locos Salvatruchas Clique, occupying territory in the La Paz Department of the country, allegedly committed several high profile murders including the killings of three victims from the LGBT community who were believed to have committed extortions without authorization from MS-13". Mara Salvatrucha has a presence across Central America and in the well.

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Trump has compared MS-13's "meanness" to that of al-Qaida and has promised he would rid the country of it. Trump "wants people to do their jobs, not go beyond the scope of what they should do", Sanders said.

Trump will highlight work done by his administration to address the problem and ask the U.S. Congress to allocate more money for immigration agents and judges, a senior administration official told reporters.

Hur then announced that, in the past 36 hours, law enforcement in El Salvador had charged and arrested hundreds of members of the gang.

Sessions' visit to the country comes amid speculation about his future in the job.

Sessions told FOX News Channel's Tucker Carlson on Thursday that Trump's criticism was "kind of hurtful" but would continue his work for Trump on immigration unless Trump made a decision to replace him.



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