Attorney General Jeff Sessions Heads To El Salvador To Speak About Gang Violence : The Two-Manner : Npr

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Heads To El Salvador To Discuss Gang ViolenceEnlarge this image toggle caption Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty ImagesAttorney General Jeff Sessions is traveling to El Salvador to meet with law enforcement officials and discuss efforts to combat the MS-13 gang.
In El Salvador, Sessions says he’ll “reinforce international partnerships” to combat MS-13, NPR’s Carrie Johnson reports.
The attorney general did not take questions from the press as he boarded a plane to El Salvador on Thursday, The Associated Press reports.
Meanwhile, the deportation of gang members causes concern in countries like El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
As NPR reported in April, Sessions has previously said that “lax immigration enforcement” allowed MS-13 to smuggle gang members into the U.S. as unaccompanied minors.

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