Eric Trump Applies For 6 H-2A Immigrant Visas To Hire Foreign Workers Despite Trump Platform To “Hire American”

 In Flip Flops, Immigration   Last Updated: July 23, 2017

Trump Vineyard Estates, a Trump business currently operated by President Trump’s son Eric, “applied for six H-2A visas for temporary jobs valid from Jan. 31 through June 30 of this year” which would allow the Vineyard to hire immigrant workers.

The H-2A visa is intended for unskilled or skilled laborers to work in the U.S. on a seasonal basis. For workers to qualify for H-2A classification, the petitioner must demonstrate that there are not enough U.S. workers willing, qualified, or available to do the temporary work.”

Trump stated in a rally at Boeing headquarters on Friday February 17, 2017 “This is our mantra: Buy American and hire American.

 

 

 

Trump Winery under Fire after Applying for Visas Seeking Foreign Workers.” Fox News. FOX News Network, 23 Dec. 2016. Web. 18 Feb. 2017.
Sanchez, Monica. “Trump at Boeing Rally: Our New Mantra Is ‘Buy American and Hire American’.” MRCTV. N.p., 17 Feb. 2017. Web. 18 Feb. 2017.

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