President Donald Trump will come to the doorstep of Suffolk communities hard-hit by gang violence Friday to address the administration’s fight against the MS-13 gang.
In his first visit to Long Island since taking office, Trump is scheduled to address hundreds of Long Island law enforcement personnel at Suffolk County Community College’s Brentwood campus.
Immigrant advocate groups, however, plan to protest what they call his administration’s harsh deportation policies that go beyond targeting criminals.
Trump has touted his administration’s effort to crack down on MS-13 in recent days as he deals with an uncertain effort to repeal Obamacare in Congress and a shake-up of his communications staff.
“We are throwing MS-13 the hell out of here so fast,” Trump said at a Tuesday night rally in Youngstown, Ohio.
Federal law enforcement officials announced the indictments last week of 14 suspected MS-13 gang members on Long Island, including nine accused of bludgeoning and hacking four young men to death in a Central Islip park in…
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