Honduran Teen Dodges Gang Recruitment Migrates to the USA and Granted Asylum

SAN ANTONIO – Had it not been for a security guard at his school in Honduras who intervened, Edwuard Salgado may not have lived to tell his story. Barely in his teens when it happened, Salgado survived a beating by members of a violent Honduran gang known for threatening young people to join them or die.

Honduran Teen-Edwuard Salgado Migrates to the USA to Escape Gangs in Honduras

“They were waiting outside the school, waiting for the students,” Salgado said.

Frustrated he’d refused to work for them, Salgado said,

“They beat me up. All of them got