MS-13

Evan Vucci / AP

President Donald Trump was on Long Island Wednesday to hold a roundtable discussion on the violent MS-13 gang, and to push his immigration policy.

Evan Vucci / AP

President Trump will be visiting Long Island Wednesday morning for a forum on MS-13. The trip has put law enforcement and local elected officials in the position of having to decide whether or not they want to attend the event. Advocates for immigrants are urging them not to.

Salvador Melendez / AP

A Long Island teen from El Salvador who is at the center of a class action lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been released from custody.

Rebekah Sherry / WSHU

Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini has created a new law enforcement team that will exclusively investigate and prosecute all crimes committed by gang members in the county.

Evan Vucci / AP

President Donald Trump met with law enforcement and lawmakers from Long Island on Tuesday to hear ideas on how to combat the criminal gang MS-13. According to police, 17 people on Long Island have been killed by MS-13 in the last 18 months.

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