Four former club workers with on Tuesday with New Jersey Democratic Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez.
Menendez said after the meeting that he had "raise concerns" with federal agencies about their status is not affected "negatively."
"19459026] really speak volumes about the hypocrisy of the president who rails against immigrants but uses their labor and does so in a way, and in an environment, as i understand it, that was hostile to them and threatening to them, "Menendez said in remarks to reporters Tuesday.
A spokeswoman for the Trump Organization responded to a request for comment by providing a statement previously issued at Eric Trump: "We have tens of thousands of employees across our properties and have very strict hiring practices. If any employee submitted false documentation in an attempt to circumvent the law, they will be terminated immediately. We take this issue very seriously. The system is broken. ”
A lawyer who joined some undocumented forms Trump workers in their meetings on Capitol Hill said any effort to deport those who have come forward could amount to obstruction of justice.
"If you get removed from the US, that is obstruction of justice because these are witnesses and that's what we're taking lking about on Capitol Hill and they've been very responsive, "said David Leopold, a partner with Ulmer & Berne who chairs the firm's immigration practice.