Undocumented workers say Trump golf club hired them despite immigration status

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"There are many people without papers", Diaz said of employees working at Trump's golf club.

"We have tens of thousands of employees across our properties and have very strict hiring practices", Amanda Miller, the company's senior vice president for marketing and corporate communications, said in a statement. "If an employee submitted false documentation in an attempt to circumvent the law, they will be terminated immediately".

Victorina Morales, 45, has worked for more than five years as a house keeper at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey - and said she is one of multiple club employees who are in the country illegally, The New York Times reported this week. One of the women has since become a legal USA resident. "They were coerced into doing work they didn't want to do". Both women described the president as demanding but kind, sometimes offering hefty tips.

Since the beginning of his campaign, President Trump has promoted a racist agenda that seeks to undermine the dignity and humanity of immigrants and workers.

The Guatemalan said supervisors were aware of her immigration status and helped her keep her job after she crossed the border illegally in 1999.

"I never imagined, as an immigrant from the countryside in Guatemala, that I would see such important people close up", she said, in Spanish - though she also complained to the paper about Mr.

An undocumented migrant who has been working at Donald Trump's golf course since 2013 says she's sick of the "abuse", "insults" and "humiliation" from her boss.

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So will Trump's supporters, the ones who chant "Build the wall!" at his rallies and thrill to every attack he makes on immigrants, be unsettled by any of this?

"Ironically, the threats often came from the same supervisor who had employed them despite knowing their undocumented status and even provided them with forged documents", she added.

The Trump Organization did not comment on Thursday about the undocumented workers.

The Times reported that she has applied for protection under asylum laws and is exploring a lawsuit claiming workplace abuse and discrimination.

Anibal Romero, a lawyer representing Victorina Morales and Sandra Diaz, tells The Associated Press that the two women used false Social Security and permanent resident documents to get jobs at Trump's resort in Bedminster, New Jersey.

Trump has previously come under fire for employing unauthorised immigrants, despite denying the allegations and frequently raging against illegal immigration. Romero said his client has not been contacted by USA immigration authorities nor charged with any crimes in the United States. "Why wouldn't he figure it out?"