gangs lecture note 2

gangs lecture note 2 - Deportation caused the rise of gangs...

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Lecture 2 1 st Local gang 2 nd National gang 3 rd Political gang No distinct lines between generations; gray area Mano duro (firm hand): program that arrests gang members Thale (push) factors: quality of life issues (primary issue) Since 1950’s, street gangs have been reported in Central America. But MS-13 and 18 th street are reported since 1990’s in LA, NOT Central America. Law changed in 1996 and again in 2001 (after 9/11) Over 8000 illegal immigrant gangs have been arrested and deported from the US
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Unformatted text preview: Deportation caused the rise of gangs? – 59% to Mexico, 17% to El Salvador 75% wither went to Mexio or El Salvador… NOT THE PRIMARY CAUSE. Less than 2% were gang members out of all the deported immigrants It is the American CULTURE that cause the explosion of MS 13 and 18 th street in Central America Poverty MAY fuel migration (50% of Central Americans live in poverty), also local violence Sombre Negra: black shadow...
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