© Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Donald Trump apparently hired illegal immigrants to help build Trump Tower
Newly released court documents show that President Donald Trump, who has advocated for the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants, used illegal immigrant workers to build Trump Tower in 1980.
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According to The New York Times, Trump hired 200 undocumented Polish immigrants to get the job done. The construction workers worked 12-hour shifts and were paid $4 an hour to clear the construction site. They were not given safety equipment, and in 1998 the workers and their contractor brought a class-action suit against Trump, who paid $1.375 million to settle out of court.
The terms of the settlement were revealed in court documents released in November in response to a 2016
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