The latest request sets the wages at $12.68 per hour, and due to terms set by the visa, employees can only work for the company that sponsors the visa itself. The servers would work October through May .
The President has said before in a 2015 interview with MSNBC that “getting help in Palm Beach during the season is almost impossible.” However, the New York Times reported in 2016 that since 2010, only 17 of 300 American applicants were hired at the club
. And since October of 2015, Mar-a-Lago has filed 10 separate requests for H-2B visas .
Though Mar-a-Lago requested 40 visas, information has not been made publicly available on how many visas it will receive. Congress defines a cap of 66,000 new H-2B visas a year .
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