Trump has called on Congress to block criminals pathways in the US

© REUTERS / Jonathan ErnstДональд trump speaks to Congress with an appeal On the situation of the country. 30 Jan 2018Trump has called on Congress to block criminals pathways in the US© REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

The US President Donald trump has called on Congress to block criminals pathways in the United States.

«Today I call on Congress to finally close the deadly loopholes that allowed MS-13 and other criminals to enter our country. We proposed new legislation that fixes our immigration laws and support of our agents, immigration services and border patrols, to make sure it never happens again,» he said, speaking to the nation.

Last year, the United States contributed to the sanctions list of the leaders of the Central American gang MS-13, also known as «Mara Salvatrucha». Group, estimates the U.S. Treasury, has 30 thousand members in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. The group also operates in the US, where it has at least 8 thousand members in 40 States. MS-13 is involved in drug smuggling, kidnapping, the organization of prostitution, assassinations, racketeering, blackmail, extortion and other crimes.

Trump in a speech referred to the Teens Kayla and Nisa, who were killed in new York by immigrants. The parents of the murdered were present at the speech trump.

«Many of these gang members took advantage of blatant loopholes in our laws to enter the country as foreign children who are unaccompanied, and was at school Kayla and Nisa,» said trump. He expressed condolences to the parents of the dead girls.

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