He was in a pinch, on a deadline, and short on cash. So the employer hired undocumented workers.
Working day and night, they demolished a building that the employer ultimately would replace with a structure that would make him a lot of money.
When the workers complained about pay and dangerous conditions, the employer threatened to have them deported.
That employer: Donald Trump.
Reporting on this (how many of his supporters know this?), Time magazine quotes Trump’s own associate as saying the Polish nationals doing the groundwork that preceded Trump Tower in 1980 were paid “starvation wages.”
Illegal immigration is a scourge, unless it makes you money.
Listening to profiteers like Trump painting those horror stories about illegal immigration, it sounds to me like those high-profile sorts who, strumming Bibles to denounce homosexuals, later are found to be batting on both sides of the plate.