President Donald Trump’s high-profile speech last week encouraging law enforcement officers to rough up “thugs” came at a turbulent moment for residents on Long Island, New York, which in recent years has become a deadly enclave for MS-13, a notoriously brutal street gang with close ties to Central America. But as officers work to halt the carnage and the Trump administration gears up its crackdown on undocumented immigrants, students and schools have found themselves in the spotlight.
Those students include at least nine teens in Suffolk County, Long Island, who the New York Civil Liberties Union said were falsely accused of gang affiliation and sent to secure immigration detention facilities. In a letter last week, NYCLU attorneys accused the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement of detaining
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