In the Washington Post, Michael E. Miller calls MS-13 a ticking time bomb. The gang has infiltrated schools around the country thanks to an invasion of over 200,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America. Miller writes:
Dozens of schools from Northern Virginia to Long Island to Boston are dealing with a resurgence of MS-13, which has been linked to a string of grisly killings throughout the country. The gang’s growth has been fueled by a wave of 200,000 teens who traveled to the United States alone to escape poverty and gang violence in Central America
Nearly 5,000 of those unaccompanied minors have arrived in Prince George’s since 2012, affecting schools in Langley Park, Hyattsville, Beltsville and Riverdale.
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