The man was arrested in 2018 by federal immigration officials, who sought to deport him using his designation as a "verified" gang member in a database.
"Our investigations were what led to the government dissolving the anti-corruption body," prosecutor German Arriaza said.
At a Tuesday rally in Wildwood, New Jersey, President Donald Trump spoke highly of ICE agents and their commitment to bringing down the Mexican gang MS-13. "They start swinging... and they end up standing up. That's the end of that," Trump said.
While MS-13 is an international criminal gang, it originated in Los Angeles, California.
At least 21 police officers are in the process of claiming asylum and settling in the U.S., a new investigation reveals.
The gang members are looking to carry out the attacks to gain street credibility, according to the New York Police Department.
"They are suspected in a number of troubling incidents in Queens in the last year or two."
Ian Cruz, 23, was found partially naked and with gunshot wounds to his head at a Queens bird sanctuary.
Nearly 60,000 people work as "lookouts, collectors and assassins," according to El Salvador's defense ministry.
The mother of a 16-year-old allegedly murdered by MS-13 gang members has been killed at the site of her daughter's memorial.
Members of notorious gang accused of "hacking" man allegedly working with law enforcement in June.
Miguel Angel Corea Diaz, 35, known as "Reaper," complained about not being able to use his phone in jail and death threats.
"We will not allow MS-13 and its members or their affiliates to bring their nefarious and deadly activities into our neighborhoods."
The 19-year-old went missing on June 28 and is believed to have been heading to Roosevelt Street in West Hempstead, New York.
An upstate New York newspaper has received backlash over its publishing of a cartoon showing a man with MS-13 gang tattoos and holding a baby as he crosses the U.S. border.
There is no evidence to support Trump's claims.
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 president has repeatedly claimed Democrats are helping MS-13 gang members.
The president made the comments in an interview with Fox and Friends.
President Donald Trump's office hit back at claims that he referred to illegal immigrants in general as "animals."
They come here seeking refuge from gangs, trafficking and war.
MS-13 members were the target of a crackdown in Boston.
The president has effectively created code words and metaphors "to lump highly heterogeneous peoples into oversimplified groups," UCLA study says.
"Transnational gangs like MS-13 have taken advantage of our porous southern border and previously lax immigration law enforcement," Sessions said.