A minimum of 16 MS-proclaimed-13 gang members transferred from Federal custody and in the community placement centres throughout the country during the border surge of unaccompanied children from Central America in 2014, according to a new letter from the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
It was unclear what happened to the members of the Mara Salvatrucha, one of the most violent transnational gangs in the world, and that is why Senator Ron Johnson, R-Wis., wrote call the office for refugee resettlement on Tuesday, the answers.
In 2014, the Obama declared Administration, a humanitarian crisis, after tens of thousands of immigrants flooded into the United States border.The dramatic increase in immigrants from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, overwhelmed border authorities at the time.
Fox News now has learned that more than a dozen teenage gang members were captured, while the overvoltage protection. According to Johnson’s letter and documents from Fox News, the gang members “freely admitted” that they are “connected to the active MS-13 gang members” and marked bathrooms within a placement center in Nogales, Arizona, MS-13 graffiti.
A teenage gang member said he was “a drug dealer” and “would continue to do the same in the United States with his family.” Another admitted that he had been a member of the Surenos gang and had involved “a number of thefts, robberies and drug trafficking” since he was 15 years old.
“These documents appear to show that the Federal government is knowingly self-identified gang members from Nogales, Arizona moved, to the placement of centres in communities across the country. As you know, it is common for the UACs (unaccompanied children) will be liberated from their placement center while waiting for an appointment with the court. It is unclear from these. July 2014 documents, whether they self-identified UAC-gang-were released to members,” Johnson wrote in his letter to the office of refugee resettlement.
Johnson is now the question for a full accounting of all UACs detected at the border, identified themselves as gang members since 2010.
He also wants to know if the gear have been released for members in communities in Virginia, Washington, Texas, New York and Oklahoma. The questions come, such as the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is holding hearings this week on the “rise of the MS-13 and Other transnational Criminal organizations”.
A spokesman for the administration for children and families, told Fox News in a statement, “The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is the assessment of Senator Ron Johnson’ s request. As a matter of policy, the HHS administration for children and families (ACF) that is not publicly comment on the Congress-requests before an official response to Congress.”
Carr is Fox News Channel (FNC) as a Los Angeles-based correspondent in June 2013.