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Trump Had Undocumented Workers All Along And Kept Them Until The Shutdown

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"They had spent years on the staff of Donald Trump’s golf club, winning employee-of-the-month awards and receiving glowing letters of recommendation.

Some were trusted enough to hold the keys to Eric Trump’s weekend home. They were experienced enough to know that — when Donald Trump ordered chicken wings — they were to serve him two orders on one plate.

But on Jan. 18, about a dozen employees at Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, N.Y., were summoned, one by one, to talk with a human resources executive from Trump headquarters.

During the meetings, they were fired because they are undocumented immigrants, according to interviews with the workers and their attorney. The fired workers are from Latin America.

The sudden firings — which were previously unreported — follow last year’s revelations of undocumented labor at a Trump club in New Jersey, where employees were subsequently dismissed. The firings show Trump’s business was relying on undocumented workers even as the president demanded a border wall to keep out such immigrants.

Trump’s demand for border wall funding led to the government shutdown that ended Friday after nearly 35 days.

In Westchester County, workers were told Trump’s company had just audited their immigration documents — the same ones they had submitted years earlier — and found them to be fake.

“Unfortunately, this means the club must end its employment relationship with you today,” the Trump executive said, according to a recording that one worker made of her firing.

“I started to cry,” said Gabriel Sedano, a former maintenance worker from Mexico who was among those fired. He had worked at the club since 2005. “I told them they needed to consider us. I had worked almost 15 years for them in this club, and I’d given the best of myself to this job.”

“I’d never done anything wrong, only work and work,” he added. “They said they didn't have any comments to make.”

The mass firings at the New York golf club — which workers said eliminated about half of the club’s wintertime staff — follow a story in the New York Times last year that featured an undocumented worker at another Trump club in Bedminster, N.J. After that story, Trump’s company fired undocumented workers at the Bedminster club, according to former workers there.

President Trump still owns his businesses, which include 16 golf courses and 11 hotels around the world. He has given day-to-day control of the businesses to his sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump.

In an emailed statement, Eric Trump said, “We are making a broad effort to identify any employee who has given false and fraudulent documents to unlawfully gain employment. Where identified, any individual will be terminated immediately.”

He added that it is one of the reasons “my father is fighting so hard for immigration reform. The system is broken.”

Eric Trump did not respond to specific questions about how many undocumented workers had been fired at other Trump properties and whether the company had, in the past, made similar audits of its employees’ immigration paperwork. He also did not answer whether executives had previously been aware that they employed undocumented workers.

More at the link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/donald-trumps-demand-for-a-border-wall-shut-down-the-government-at-the-same-time-his-company-was-firing-undocumented-workers/2019/01/26/8cf75d66-20c5-11e9-8e21-59a09ff1e2a1_story.html?utm_term=.a7d7d323e152

 

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Gosh!...... Imagine that! Trump hires illegal immigrants! I wonder how many were drug smuggling, gang rapists belonging to MS-13, or the Sinaloa cartel......

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Just now, Mrleft8 said:

Gosh!...... Imagine that! Trump hires illegal immigrants! I wonder how many were drug smuggling, gang rapists belonging to MS-13, or the Sinaloa cartel......

I just want to know if he remitted their taxes to the IRS, or pocketed that money for 15 years?

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Is there a way for an employer to retrospectively sponsor undocumented workers?

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2 minutes ago, Shortforbob said:

Is there a way for an employer to retrospectively sponsor undocumented workers?

The POTUS?...... Maybe other POTUSs could have finagled a way..... But Trump?..... LOL!:lol:

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1 minute ago, Mrleft8 said:

The POTUS?...... Maybe other POTUSs could have finagled a way..... But Trump?..... LOL!:lol:

seems a real shame for the people who've worked for years..Perhaps Trump will direct them to be given generous separation payments ex gratia. you know..like a redundancy package..2 weeks salary for every year worked...plus bonus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and pigs might fly. 

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54 minutes ago, Shortforbob said:

seems a real shame for the people who've worked for years..Perhaps Trump will direct them to be given generous separation payments ex gratia. you know..like a redundancy package..2 weeks salary for every year worked...plus bonus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and pigs might fly. 

Harboring ten or more undocumented workers is actually a RICO violation which could have serious consequences for the Trump business. It can also mean ten years in jail.

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9 minutes ago, Sean said:

Oh what a tangled web we weave. Two years into the Reign of Error and they just discovered 80% of the staff is undocumented? Inconceivable!

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Just now, Autonomous said:

Trump personally vetts and hires all of his employees?

Yes, he gives them rabies shots and does the neutering personally.

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1 minute ago, Autonomous said:

Thank god.

She has nothing to do with this mess. It's the Other One.

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Previous reports of these undocumented workers stated that Trump's staff coached and helped many of these people get their fake documents.

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‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal workers for Trump goes back years

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/my-whole-town-practically-lived-there-from-costa-rica-to-new-jersey-a-pipeline-of-illegal-workers-for-trump-goes-back-years/2019/02/08/8cdbc1dc-2971-11e9-97b3-ae59fbae7960_story.html

 

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“Many of us helped him get what he has today,” Angulo said. “This golf course was built by illegals.”

 

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“It was rake, rake, rake, the whole day,” Zuñiga said. 

There was also seeding, watering, mowing, building the sand traps and driving bulldozers, mini-excavators and loaders — all while they earned about $10 an hour or less, they said.

Around that time, a licensed heavy equipment operator in central New Jersey would have received an average of $51 to $55 per hour in wages and benefits, according to union officials at the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825 in the nearby town of Springfield.

 

 

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Donald Trump himself was an imperious but mostly distant figure for the illegal workers, who in the early years at Bedminster would be told to make themselves scarce when “the big boss” would arrive by helicopter. 

Groundskeepers would stay inside a converted horse barn used to store tools and machinery or go into the woods to wait, they said.

“When he arrived, we had to hide,” said Alan Mora, a former greenskeeper who helped build the driving range and who now works as a security guard at a resort hotel in Santa Teresa. “We had to be invisible.”

 

 

 

 

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Sounds like Trump's managers did not want him to know they were hiring illegals. 

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He's a hero now. It's time to celebrate you, hypocrites! Helping take advantage of those poor illegals. Before long he'll be raising your taxes and bombing some brown skin people somewhere! Hooray! For he's a jolly good fellow! :lol:

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On 2/4/2019 at 6:19 PM, Autonomous said:

Trump personally vetts and hires all of his employees?

No. He's not accountable for anything. 

"The Buck Is No Where Near Here" 

 

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On 2/5/2019 at 4:08 AM, Mickey Rat said:

I'm calling circle jerk. 

Welcome.

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1 hour ago, benwynn said:

Welcome.

Sorry, I have a previous engagement. Please feel free to proceed without me.

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So, basically, businesses like Trump’s are what caused the demand for illegal immigration in the first place. Anyone surprised?

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2 hours ago, Autonomous said:

Sounds like Trump's managers did not want him to know they were hiring illegals. 

purple font , failing that I've a bridge for sale .

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14 hours ago, Autonomous said:

Sounds like Trump's managers did not want him to know they were hiring illegals. 

Trump is famous for micro-managing.

It's what you do when you are always the smartest guy in the room.

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15 hours ago, Autonomous said:

Sounds like Trump's managers did not want him to know they were hiring illegals. 

In 2016  Donald Trump said he used e-verify at everyone of his businesses. In 2019 his son, Eric Trump, said they were expanding it to all of their property's.

I think the most charitable statement you could make would be Donald Trump wanted plausible deniability. The most probable is he was fucking lying.

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On 1/26/2019 at 5:19 PM, Shortforbob said:

Is there a way for an employer to retrospectively sponsor undocumented workers?

 

I read somewhere that Trumps employees, coached the illegals, and helped them prepare false documents, to obtain bogus papers.

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16 hours ago, benwynn said:

No. He's not accountable for anything. 

"The Buck Is No Where Near Here" 

 

Unless somebody does something good. 

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3 minutes ago, Sol Rosenberg said:

Unless somebody does something good. 

Like what?

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10 hours ago, Mismoyled Jiblet. said:

 The most probable is he was fucking lying.

Only probable?

History tells us it's a certainty.

Snap Quiz - list three truthful utterances from Trumps mouth this year.

Anybody?

Bueller?

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