California senator Barbara Boxer is calling on federal authorities to investigate Donald Trump’s modeling agency for allegedly violating immigration laws, including human trafficking, Mother Jones reports.
The new report is a shocking allegation considering that Trump vowed to keep Mexicans out of the United States by building a wall along the country’s border. At one point in his presidential campaign, he demanded a nationwide ban on Muslims entering the United States. Donald explained that he would do everything he could to ensure that American citizens wouldn’t “lose a job to an illegal immigrant.”
Donald Trump’s agency, called Trump Model Management, has reportedly illegally profited from putting foreign models to work in the U.S. The foreign models came to the United States on a tourist visa, which doesn’t allow them to work in the country. It’s a shocking claim, but three former Trump models state they can provide documentation that Donald’s agency employed them, without any paperwork proving they had a legal right to work in the United States.
Proud Democrat reports that three former Trump models say that they worked for Donald’s agency with a travel visa. Immigration laws require employers to seek work approval for any non-resident worker they decide to hire. Apparently, Trump’s agency didn’t file the required paperwork to get the Department of Immigration’s work visa approval for their models and now are subjected to an investigation.
“I am extremely concerned by the claims levied against Trump Model Management and ask that you open an investigation into the company’s employment practices.”
The models revealed that while working with Trump’s agency, they allegedly paid for their rent and were forced to live with other models. They were crammed into dormitory-style living arrangements, while they competed for the coveted work visas, which ensured they could stay indefinitely in America. Apparently, those models who didn’t make the cut and failed to receive a work visa were sent back to their home country, but not until they paid their rent and work related expenses were paid in full to the agency.
Allegedly, two of the former models claimed that they were coached on how to evade the truth about their employment with Trump Model Management, including using fake pretenses for entering the country and providing the U.S. Immigration Department with a false address and contract information, Bipartisan Report claims.
“Trump Model Management has profited from using foreign models who came to the United States on tourist visas that did not permit them to work here, according to three former Trump models, all noncitizens, who shared their stories with Mother Jones. Financial and immigration records included in a recent lawsuit filed by a fourth former Trump model show that she, too, worked for Trump’s agency in the United States without a proper visa.”
Donald Trump’s models alleged that they were barely able to make ends meet on the salary provided to them, after paying the high cost of rent and fees charged to them. The agency allegedly took out about 80 percent of their income for fees, rent, and various other charges and didn’t give them enough money to live on. The models claimed that Trump Model Management promised to pay them $75,000 per year, but it ended up being closer to $15,000 per year.
“I felt like a slave to the agency,”one model admitted.
Sen. Barbara Boxer claims that she felt that Donald Trump “illegally imported” women to the United States to work for his company. If Trump faced a conviction for the “bending” the immigration laws, he could have to pay a hefty fine. The worst case scenario for Trump is that he could face charges of human trafficking, which would carry a jail sentence.
Do you think Donald Trump brought illegal immigrants to the U.S. with the intent to force them to work for his modeling agency? The story is still developing, Inquisitr will update as new information becomes available.
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