Trump's Bedminster club hired undocumented immigrants, two workers claim

'We are tired of the abuse': Undocumented immigrant reveals that she and others have worked for Trump for years

'We are tired of the abuse': Undocumented immigrant reveals that she and others have worked for Trump for years

When he visited as president, she was directed to wear a pin in the shape of the American flag adorned with a Secret Service logo.

Her performance and "support" of the President have been excellent, and earned her "a certificate from the White House Communications Agency inscribed with her name".

"The president has been half-serious about stopping illegal immigration by not taking away the jobs magnet", said Roy Beck, president of NumbersUSA, a group pushing to reduce immigration.

She said she didn't have proper documentation, and she used false Social Security and permanent resident cards. "A lot of people just left", Morales said.

The New York Times identified the women as Victorina Morales, who came to the United States illegally in 1999, and Sandra Diaz, a native of Costa Rica who was undocumented when she worked there between 2010 and 2013.

The Times found two women who say they entered the United States unlawfully but were employed at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

'There are many people without papers, ' said Diaz.

Soon after Trump launched his run for the presidency, several illegal workers had shifts axed.

He added that there were more like the two workers he represents working for Trump without documents and stressed the management "absolutely" facilitated their illegal employment.

Morales told the Times that she understood that she could be fired and deported but felt she had to speak out.

Her immigration status apparently didn't matter to "at least two supervisors" at Bedminster, Morales says.

Perhaps emboldened by that talk, she says her supervisor started verbally abusing workers, calling them "stupid illegal immigrants". "We sweat it out to attend to his every need and have to put up with his humiliation".

Romero said his client has not been contacted by USA immigration authorities nor charged with any crimes in the United States. She says she is applying for asylum and is exploring a lawsuit claiming workplace abuse and discrimination.

Both women spoke to the newspaper - which Mr Trump has repeatedly referred to as "fake news" and the "failing New York Times" - after being introduced by their immigration attorney Anibal Romero.

While they were often unclear on precise dates of when events occurred, they appeared to recollect key events and conversations with precision. Having a number does not confer eligibility to work.

Victorina Morales, an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, has worked at the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey for five years.

The women worked on housekeeping and golf course maintenance. There is no reason that a customer or Trump would be able to differentiate between a legal H-2B worker and an illegal worker.

Marc Lacey, the Times's national editor, wrote on Twitter that Morales had been notified a day earlier that the story would be posted and that she did not go to work Thursday at Bedminster.

"We have tens of thousands of employees across our properties and have very strict hiring practices", said the Trump Organization in an emailed statement.

"If any employee submitted false documentation in an attempt to circumvent the law, they will be terminated immediately". CBS News reached out to the White House but have not heard back.

Still, she said she got by with falsified documents and a knack for cleaning according to Trump's highly specific standards. She said she did not expect to return to work.

"I ask myself, is it possible that this señor thinks we have papers?" And It appears the resort knows she isn't legally allowed in the country.

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