“A white police officer fresh from de-escalation training, a troubled black woman with a gun, and a crowd with cellphones ready to record.”
The government required him to see a therapist. He thought his words would be confidential. Now, the traumatized migrant may be deported.
A terrifying investigation into the MS-13 gang and its effect on a Long Island town. Some teens were recruited; those who refused to join were brutally attacked with machetes, and then inexplicably targeted for deportation by ICE.
“For Miguel’s family and many others terrorized by MS-13, the police response came too late, and remains too little.”
Henry, a high school student in Long Island, wanted to get away from MS-13, a Central American gang that trafficked in violence, so he became an informant, helping the police to identify and arrest gang members. Rather than protect Henry, authorities turned him over to ICE — endangering his life by detaining him with MS-13 members who are suspicious that he snitched on them.