Melania Trump on Immigration: 'I Followed the Law'

"I support my husband 100 percent"

In a rare interview with MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski Wednesday, prospective First Lady Melania Trump, wife of Donald Trump, expounded on why she supports her husband's strict views on illegal immigration.

Being an immigrant herself from Slovenia, Melania stated she supported Donald Trump's stance on immigration because she followed the law and felt it unfair for people that don't to get a pass. 

"I followed the law," Trump told Brzezinski. "I never thought to stay here without papers. I had a visa, I traveled every few months back to the country to Slovenia to stamp the visa. I came back, I applied for the green card, I applied for the citizenship later on after many years of green card. So I went by system, I went by the law. And you should do that, you should not just say let me stay here and whatever happens, happens."

Melania admitted her husband's stance on immigration has upset people, leading people to label them with disparaging names, but she brushed that off, saying they have thick skin and that her job as full-time mom brings more joy to her than his campaign. 

"I’m a full-time mom, and I love it. So, I decided not to be in the campaign so much, but I support my husband 100 percent," she said. "We have thick skin, and we know that people will judge him and people will call names. They don’t give him enough credit. From June that he announced, they don’t give him enough credit."