Exec: Wal-Mart localized immigration

Posted: July 18, 2014 at 3:52 a.m.

SARAH D. WIRE/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Walmart Vice President of Corporate Affairs Lee Culpepper (far right) listens during a U.S. Chamber of Commerce panel on how cities and businesses are welcoming immigrants. Joining him on the panel were St. Louis Mosaic Project Executive Director Betsy Cohen (left) and Idaho State Refugee Coordinator Jan Reeves.

WASHINGTON -- Wal-Mart wanted to influence immigration change, so it started in its own backyard, Wal-Mart's Vice President of Corporate Affairs Lee Culpepper said at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event Thursday.

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