Report: Trump Hires Through H-2b Visas, Despite Available American Workers
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he wants to bring jobs back home to America. Apparently the billionaire businessman also wants to give those jobs away to temporary guest workers.
Trump is currently looking to staff two of his Florida properties — the Mar-A-Largo resort in Palm Springs and the Trump National Jupiter golf course in Jupiter, FL — with workers who have come to the U.S. on seasonal H-2B work visas. Trump says he can’t find enough workers here at home to fill the positions, a claim that has been questioned:
An official at Palm Beach’s career services service told Buzzfeed last year that the agency had “hundreds of people in our database that would qualify for a lot of those hospitality jobs.” The agency now has 1,237 residents of Palm Beach Country interested in server, cook or chef positions, according to Buzzfeed.