The club seeks to hire the non-American employees as the Trump administration cracks down on illegal entry into the United States with a so-called “zero tolerance” immigration policy.

The request, first reported by BuzzFeed, was made despite Trump’s urging American companies to hire locals, arguing immigration puts pressure on wages and takes jobs away from hard-working Americans.

Mar-a-Lago seeks to hire 40 foreign waiters and waitresses under the H-2B visa program, which allows American employers to hire foreigners on a seasonal basis if there is not a sufficient supply of qualified Americans.