FRONTLINE

How the U.S. Fueled the Rise of MS-13

Clip: Season 2018 Episode 2 | 7m 16s

The notorious gang known as MS-13 has become a focal point in President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on immigration, with the president citing the gang’s violence to call for a crackdown on borders and a ramp-up of deportations. But how did MS-13 come to be in the first place?

Aired: 01/16/18

Rating: NR

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