Melania Trump Releases Letter From Atty Saying She Came To US ‘100%’ Legally

Melania Trump, wife of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at the Republican National Convention on the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on July 19, 2016. Trump enter... Melania Trump, wife of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at the Republican National Convention on the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on July 19, 2016. Trump entered the convention to call his wife a next First Lady and he is likely to be the Republican nominee for president of the United States, as anti-Trump forces were seeking to derail his nomination. ( The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images ) MORE LESS
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Melania Trump released a letter on Wednesday from an immigration lawyer asserting that there is “100% certainty” that she immigrated to the United States legally.

“I am pleased to enclose a letter from my immigration attorney which states that, with 100% certainty, I correctly went through the legal process when arriving in the USA,” she tweeted.

A Politico report in August questioned Trump’s immigration status, highlighting a period in her career when she appeared to be working in the United States on a tourist visa.

“I can unequivocally state that these allegations are not supported by the record, and are therefore completely without merit,” attorney Michael J. Wildes writes in the letter.

Wildes also disclosed in the letter that he previously represented Trump Model Management, which has faced its own questions about employing models without work visas. Former Trump models told Mother Jones in an August report that the agency knew they were working in the country without the proper documentation.

Trump did not release any other documents regarding her immigration status.

Read the letter below:

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  1. Which was written by the attorney in 5 minutes, while the driver waited outside…

  2. God love 'em…the Trump ‘family’ thinks they can buy anyone. Show us the PAPERS sweetie and we’ll study it. A letter from a questionable attorney that ALREADY has been questioned about his role in the immigration of models is not reassuring.

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