Trump vineyard asks to have more foreign workers
A Virginia winery owned by President-elect Donald Trump’s son is seeking more foreign workers, according to a new report.
The Department of Labor petitioned for the winery, called Trump Vineyard Estates, to bring in six foreign workers using the federal government’s temporary work visa program known as H-2, BuzzFeed reported on Wednesday.
Trump’s son Eric owns the Virginia vineyard.
BuzzFeed News reported that companies owned by Trump or that bear his name have asked for permission from the Department of Labor to bring at least 263 temporary foreign workers to the U.S. since he launched
BuzzFeed also reported that workers on these temporary visas often undergo difficult working conditions with minimal pay.
On the campaign trail, Trump often he would bring jobs back to Americans. One of Trump’s biggest campaign promises was to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.