Jeremy Kryt has reported on the drug war and human rights issues from Mexico, Central America, and Colombia. His work has appeared in the Huffington Post, the Earth Island Journal, and In These Times magazine, among others. He lives in Chicago and travels often on assignment.

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The president is using a crackdown on MS-13 to push political and racist agendas, and not to address what drives gang recruitment in the first place, experts say.