250 Foreign National Gang Members Arrested in One Month

BREITBART — Over the last month, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) worked on a large-scale initiative called Project Southbound. The project, which reportedly targeted gangs affiliated with the Sureños gang, ultimately lead to the apprehension of 600 gang members in 179 U.S. cities, according to a press release from HSI. The massive project included involvement from law enforcement on the federal, state, and local level. Of the 600 gang members, officers were able to directly connect 73 precent to the Sureños, according to the HSI report. The Houston Police Department (HPD) deals with gang members on a regular basis. A spokeswoman from the department told Breitbart Texas that gang members are typically identified by their tattoos. “Many times, they even self-identify,” she added. [Read More]