Texas Border Patrol agents caught three members of the MS-13 gang, traveling to the United States among groups of migrants – including one who was wanted for alleged sexual assault of a child.
Officers in Hidalgo, Texas met with a group of 17 migrants on Friday – one of whom was discovered to be a Salvadoran convicted of aggravated homicide and attempted homicide, border officials said. The man is also a member of the MS-13 gang, authorities said.
THE BORDER PATROL NABS A MEMBER OF GANG MS-13, SEX OFFENDERS AMONG THE MIGRANTS WHO ENTER US
The MS-13, also known as Mara Salvatrucha, was created in Los Angeles by immigrants from Central America and has spread across the continent, especially in Northern Triangle countries like El Salvador and Guatemala.
He is known for his particularly gruesome and gruesome crimes, and his motto is we say “mata, viola, controla” – meaning “to kill, rape, control”.
Also on Friday, another MS-13 member was located in a group of 65 migrants near La Joya. Two days later, still in Hidalgo, officers encountered a member of MS-13 in a group of 11 migrants, who had already been deported.
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Later Sunday, they said they had located another, who was convicted of assault causing bodily harm in Dallas in 2010 and who was sentenced to 90 days for the crime. He also had an active arrest warrant against his arrest – again in Dallas for aggravated child sexual assault.
The arrest of gang members with criminal records is a common occurrence on the southern border. Earlier this month, officers arrested a number of criminal illegal immigrants, including previously convicted sex offenders and a member of the MS-13 gang.
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There were 9,278 arrests of criminal migrants in fiscal year 2021, up to the end of August, compared to 2,438 in fiscal year 2020 and 4,269 in fiscal year 2019. Figures for September n have not yet been published.
Meanwhile, there were 105 arrests of MS gang members in FY21, up from 72 in FY20 and up from 464 in FY19.
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