Krishnan Guru-Murthy and director Jamie Welham travel to El Salvador to reveal what life is like for deportees from the US who are sent back to the gang-ravaged country under President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration. President Trump says his government’s latest crackdown is aimed at removing criminals and illegal immigrants, in particular members of the notorious Salvadoran-American street gang MS-13. However, official figures show that an increasing number of those who are being deported have no criminal record. There is a growing trend of Salvadorans with deep roots in the US – many of whom arrived in the States as children more than 20 years ago, and some of whom can’t speak Spanish – being deported back to a country with which they have little relationship.
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