PBS NewsHour

Why Trump’s focus on MS-13 might be making them stronger

Clip: 02/06/2018 | 10m 24s

President Trump calls members of MS-13 “monsters” and “animals,” a common talking point for his administration’s crackdown on immigration. What do we know about the brutally violent gang, its origins and ties to the politics of immigration? PBS’s Frontline shares a clip from their upcoming film, “The Gang Crackdown,” and William Brangham talks with Jonathan Blitzer of The New Yorker.

Aired: 02/06/18

Rating: NR

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