"Look, the Bahamas had some tremendous problems with people going to the Bahamas that weren't supposed to be there," Trump said.
At least 45 people were injured, one critically, after dozens of alleged triad gang members stormed a subway station and began attacking commuters.
At least 21 police officers are in the process of claiming asylum and settling in the U.S., a new investigation reveals.
Nearly 60,000 people work as "lookouts, collectors and assassins," according to El Salvador's defense ministry.
Violent crime killed nearly 64,000 Brazilians last year.
The populist politician said 20 unarmed men and women "are going to take care of me."
The government is also considering a proposal to extend the length of time a child can be used as a spy.
As President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador considers the legalization of drugs in Mexico, he has given incoming Interior Minister Olga Sanchez Cordero a free hand.
"We will not allow MS-13 and its members or their affiliates to bring their nefarious and deadly activities into our neighborhoods."
MS-13 bedeviled U.S. law enforcement for decades. Then, as the bodies piled up, an inside man helped the feds infiltrate the world's most brutal gang.
The authorities believe that criminals confused the students with rival gang members.
"This is a new phenomenon because it's something that we never had in this country: crimes committed because of hunger."
Angel Ramos, 36, is accused of stabbing a woman in his moving car several times with a flathead screwdriver in northeast Colorado last week.
Attorney General Sessions said he has authorized federal prosecutors to investigate members of the international MS-13 gang with all lawful tools.
A top MS-13 leader was secretly recorded urging the leaders of regional MS-13 gangs to work together, cautioning them about snitches and ordering them to send money back to gang leadership in El Salvador, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday.
Salvatore Gravano was a crime underboss-turned-informant whose testimony brought down mob chiefs including John Gotti, the Teflon Don.
Thirty-one members of two feuding New York gangs are indicted after allegedly promoting their "enterprise on social media websites."
MS-13 is among gangs categorized as the biggest threat to public safety based on relationships with Mexican cartels and high levels of violence and transnational crime.
Americans are "screaming from their windows" thanking immigration agents for liberating their cities, the president said at a rally.
High days and holidays bring acute pain to mothers and children divided by incarceration.
It was a remarkable day in the gang-plagued central American nation.
The murder rate is the highest since 1997, when 761 people were killed.