U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will visit Boston on Thursday to discuss transnational criminal organizations.
He will deliver his remarks to federal law enforcement at 3 p.m. at the U.S. Attorney's Office. No further information about his visit were immediately released.
Along with President Donald Trump, the attorney general has repeatedly condemned MS-13, a violent international street gang with members across the U.S., El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico. After a raid in the Boston area last year, authorities accused the gang of recruiting teenagers in high schools with large immigrant populations from Central America.
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In July, Sessions traveled to El Salvador on a mission to work with that country's government against MS-13. In a visit to New York earlier this year, he vowed to wipe out the gang altogether.
Last week, Sessions' Justice Department said it would reallocate focus from the Obama-era "collaborative reform" program aimed at helping police departments build trust in communities to helping cities dismantle gangs and arrest violent criminals.