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Trump’s golf course employed undocumented workers — and then fired them amid showdown over border wall

They had spent years on the staff of Donald Trump’s golf club, winning employee-of-the-month awards and receiving glowing letters of recommendation. Some were trusted enough to hold the keys to Eric Trump’s weekend home. They were experienced enough to know that, when Donald Trump ordered chicken wings, they were to serve him two orders on […]

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What would a city look like without undocumented immigrants? – video

Charlotte, North Carolina is a ‘gateway city’ for immigrants, who prop up its construction, health and food industries – not to mention its tax base. If all undocumented workers were to be deported, as the Trump administration is threatening, the consequences could be dire.

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Ben Carson refers to slaves as ‘immigrants’.

In remarks to his new staff in Washington, housing and urban development secretary Ben Carson referred to slaves as ‘immigrants’ and said they came to the US in ‘the bottom of slaves ships’ for better opportunities. He went on to say that slaves worked “even longer and harder for less” yet they had their own […]

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Fox News’s ‘Swedish defence advisor’ unknown to country’s military officials

Swedish military and foreign-affairs officials have said they know nothing about a man who appeared on Fox News in the US billed as a “Swedish defence and national security advisor”. Swedes, and some Americans, have been wondering about representations of the Scandinavian nation in the US since President Donald Trump invoked “what’s happening last night […]

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4,000 manufacturing jobs lost while Trump president-elect Tours

Republican National Committee Co-Chair Sharon Day said recently that America lost 4,000 manufacturing jobs in November. Where the heck was President-elect Donald Trump? Was he working hard to save those jobs like he did to save some of the jobs at Carrier? No. President-elect Donald Trump was travelling around the country congratulating himself on his […]

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States where Trump is most likely to create new jobs.

President-elect Donald Trump has said he will create new jobs and make America great again. Trump implied workers in the coal mines and rust belt areas of the United States will be working again and immigrants will be deported. And he may well be right. Only those unemployed coal mine workers and former workers in […]