Donald Trump's Favourite Immigrants: Parents, Ex-Wife, The First Lady
February 6, 2018 15:07 By Mambee
The President continues his anti-immigration policy and passes a very harsh opinion about immigrants. However, ironically, his whole family come from other countries. Donald Trump himself has European-born parents who came to the United States in search of better life.
His mother Mary MacLeod came to the continent from Scotland in 1930, in New York she married Fred Trump, whose family emigrated from Germany.
Donald’s wives are not Americans either. The first lady Melania Trump arrived in America from Slovenia just 20 years ago. The president told to CNN: “She went through a long process to become a citizen. It was very tough”. Melania received citizenship in 2005, after marrying Donald Trump and after staying in the country for 10 years.
The first Trump’s wife Ivanna has the same roots as she came from Eastern Europe, Czechoslovakia. Marriage to Trump in 1977 did not make her the citizen right away though, and she became a legal resident only 11 years later.
Protecting America from immigrants became one of his major issues during the electoral campaign, which found its supporters and critics among the community.
He speaks out against illegal immigration, making a process of obtaining a citizenship rather complicated. Meanwhile, he continues building a wall. It turned out; Trump’s affection for immigrants is selective.