May 24, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Trump-owned properties fire undocumented workers after using E-Verify

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The Trump Organization has fired more undocumented workers after all 12 locations implemented the government's online system E-Verify to check the eligibility of new hires, reports The Washington Post.

Why it matters: The increased firings shows President Trump's company is following through on its promise to use E-Verify after news broke that the family business had been hiring undocumented workers for years.

The context: Previously, only 3 Trump properties used E-Verify. Trump's son Eric — who runs day-to-day operations for the business — saying the system is not required in all states and adding that it isn't perfect, per the Washington Post.

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