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What if Trump married an illegal immigrant?

Discussion in 'The War Room' started by MASShole, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. MASShole Get it?

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    http://www.politico.com/story/2016/08/melania-trump-immigration-donald-226648

    Well wouldn't that be hilarious.
     
  2. JDragon Lawn and Order!

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    Birth of a new birther-like movement?
     
  3. MASShole Get it?

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    From a law firm that has no stake in it:

    No political commentary here. Interesting to us only as a study in immigration law. There are some missing facts that the Trumps do not provide. If we had to guess, however, Ms. Trump probably held a B1/B2 "tourist" visa in 1995 and most likely violated it by "working" as a model. Yes, posing for nude pictures in this context would probably be considered employment under the INA (And oh, how I would love to litigate this issue before the AAO). However, her probable immigration violations occurred in 1995-1996, before IIRAIRA became law. So the immigration consequences of unlawful employment were not as severe as they are now in the Post-IIRAIRA era. A much more interesting question is how Ms. Trump obtained her green card. Was it via employment based petition or marriage? From these facts, it looks like there was a 8-9 year gap between when Ms. Trump obtained her H1B Fashion model visa and her marriage to Mr. Trump. To my knowledge, H1Bs, even for fashion models, are only issued for a maximum of 6 years (unless you fall under a special AC-21 category which I doubt happened here. So unless Ms. Trump had an employment based green card, or changed her status to O1 or another non-immigrant visa, I dont know how to account for the two-three years that she could have been out of status from 1996 until her marriage in 2005. Did she marry Mr. Trump as a visa overstay? Again, no politics here. Just an example of how complicated our immigration laws are, even for those who try to comply with the law.
     
  4. Rex Kwon Do ál-ḥámdúlílláh

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    Are you shaming her for having been undocumented in addition to slutshaming? "Illegal" is a dehumanizing, disgusting term. She was an Aspiring-American. What a bunch of racists and sexists! Check your privilege.
     
  5. uppercutbus Silver Belt

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    thread needs pics of this slutshaming to know what we're working with.

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  6. MASShole Get it?

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    Aspiring American. That's hilarious.
     
  7. JDragon Lawn and Order!

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    Mellegalia Trump.
     

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