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    ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal worker

    For the paywall challenged and the reading challenged: Trump paid them $8/hour to operate heavy equipment. No benefits. A licensed, legal operator would have cost him $51/hour, including benefits. Trump has employed a whole town full of illegal immigrants in the state of NJ.

    The Washington Post spoke with 16 men and women from Costa Rica and other Latin American countries, including six in Santa Teresa de Cajon, who said they were employed at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster. All of them said they worked for Trump without legal status — and that their managers knew.

    The former employees who still live in New Jersey provided pay slips documenting their work at the Bedminster club. They identified friends and relatives in Costa Rica who also were employed at the course. In Costa Rica, The Post located former workers in two regions who provided detailed accounts of their time at the Bedminster property and shared memorabilia they had kept, such as Trump-branded golf tees, as well as photos of themselves at the club.

    Soon after Trump broke ground at Bedminster in 2002 with a golden shovel, this village emerged as a wellspring of low-paid labor for the private club, which charges tens of thousands of dollars to join. Over the years, dozens of workers from Costa Rica went north to fill jobs as groundskeepers, housekeepers and dishwashers at Bedminster, former employees said. The club hired others from El Salvador, Mexico and Guatemala who spoke to The Post.Many ended up in the blue-collar borough of Bound Brook, N.J., piling into vans before dawn to head to the course each morning.

    Their descriptions of Bedminster’s long reliance on illegal workers are bolstered by a newly obtained police report showing that the club’s head of security was told in 2011 about an employee suspected of using false identification papers — the first known documentation of a warning to the Trump Organization about the legal status of a worker.

    Other supervisors received similar flags over the years, including Bedminster’s general manager, who was told by a worker from Ecuador several years ago that she entered the country illegally, the employee said.
    ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal workers for Trump goes back years

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    Re: ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal wo

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    Re: ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal wo

    But, hey, he's helping make it possible to overturn Roe v. Wade. Nothing else matters.

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    Re: ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal wo

    Quote Originally Posted by NeverTrump View Post
    For the paywall challenged and the reading challenged: Trump paid them $8/hour to operate heavy equipment. No benefits. A licensed, legal operator would have cost him $51/hour, including benefits. Trump has employed a whole town full of illegal immigrants in the state of NJ.



    ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal workers for Trump goes back years
    Are you upset because Trump didn't know or because he's a big tipper?

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    Re: ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal wo

    Quote Originally Posted by NeverTrump View Post
    For the paywall challenged and the reading challenged: Trump paid them $8/hour to operate heavy equipment. No benefits. A licensed, legal operator would have cost him $51/hour, including benefits. Trump has employed a whole town full of illegal immigrants in the state of NJ.



    ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal workers for Trump goes back years
    They lied and provided false documentation. How else do you think they get jobs?

    For those who don't **** about this subject, the "managers" are generally illegals or any other Spanish speaker who also speak English.
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    Re: ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal wo

    Not surprising that Trump would use extensive illegal labor, it served him to do so. It serves him now to denounce illegal immigration, but I don't think any of his plans will actually address anything like this. It's all political kabuki theater to keep from actually doing anything that would hurt any of the rich businessmen who employ all the illegal labor that makes America such an attractive place to sneak into.
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    Re: ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal wo

    Trump, "do as I say , not as I do".
    Give a man a fish and he can eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he can sit in a boat, drinking beer all day while you fool around with his Woman.

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    Re: ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal wo

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    They lied and provided false documentation. How else do you think they get jobs?

    For those who don't **** about this subject, the "managers" are generally illegals or any other Spanish speaker who also speak English.
    So, IOW, Trump is a pathologically dishonest con-man and whore.
    Well, he see this one particularly hot chick and not does she bag he slackjawed, but he lets a "Whoa" slip out

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    Re: ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal wo

    Quote Originally Posted by bubbabgone View Post
    Are you upset because Trump didn't know or because he's a big tipper?
    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    They lied and provided false documentation. How else do you think they get jobs?

    For those who don't **** about this subject, the "managers" are generally illegals or any other Spanish speaker who also speak English.
    Your arguments are both wrong.

    1. Trump didn't tip anybody. WTF are you even talking about?

    2. It's been known that the Trump clubs either covered up the incidents or downright participated in the incident. Trump just fired all these workers b/c the investigators were closing in. Even the most conspiracy theory minded people would have to ask themselves why.

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    Re: ‘My whole town practically lived there’: From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal wo

    Quote Originally Posted by Tanngrisnir View Post
    So, IOW, Trump is a pathologically dishonest con-man and whore.
    To be fair... we knew that already. Actual skeletons are in this one. Mark my words.

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