Walmart Statement on the Passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the United States Senate

Jun 27, 2013, 16:36 ET from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "We applaud the action taken by the Senate in passing this landmark legislation and believe comprehensive immigration reform will have a positive impact on the economy and the customers we serve.

"As the nation's largest employer and a retailer that offers products and services to 140 million customers each week, we are committed to working with all interested parties – policy makers, employers, and consumers – to support this reform that is so desperately needed to our immigration system.

"We now encourage members of the House to continue the momentum so we can make comprehensive immigration reform a reality."

-       Ivan Zapien, Vice President, Federal Government Relations


SOURCE Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.