Trump’s Mar-a-Lago files request to hire 61 foreign temporary workers

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago files request to hire 61 foreign temporary workers

Donations made by President TrumpDonald John TrumpEx-CIA chief Brennan compares Trump to Bernie Madoff Timeline: The controversies of Scott Pruitt Warren: Trump should have fired Pruitt "28 scandals ago" MORE's foundation largely went to charities that hosted galas at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, according to an analysis by the Palm Beach Post published Friday.

The posts appeared Thursday on the Department of Labor website, showing the Florida club is searching for 21 cooks and 40 waiters and waitresses.

The posting for waiters shows Trump wants to hire five more foreigners for those jobs than in 2017.

The increases in the numbers of foreign workers sought by Mar-a-Lago come at a time when the club's business model seems to be changing - transformed, by Trump's divisive politics from a club focused on charity galas to a GOP clubhouse frequented by Trump's friends and allies.

The workers are being hired under the H-2 visa law, BuzzFeed News reports, which grants temporary visas to workers from overseas if employers can not find qualified Americans to fill the open positions.

The Post found a pattern that showed $25,000 donations were typically given to a charity by the Trump Foundation after an event was relocated to Mar-a-Lago from a different venue.

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For all his tough talk on immigration from his election campaign to the ongoing migrant crisis brought about by his draconian policies, it seems rather weird Trump wants foreign workers over USA residents for his beloved resort.

The workers would earn an hourly wage of $12.68 with the possibility of making $19.02 an hour in overtime pay.

Another was the Salvation Army, which in the past, held charitable events at both The Breakers and Mar-a-Lago.

Trump's foreign hiring spree comes as he took to Twitter to hail the latest USA employment figures, writing 'JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!' "It's very, very hard to get people".

If the Florida resort's request is approved, Mar-a-Lago will have 261 foreign temporary workers on the controversial H-2B visa.

Mar-a-Lago's competitors in Palm Beach, including other social clubs and hotels, have also used foreign labor. The Trump Winery in Charlottesville, Va., is looking for 23 H-2B visas.

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