Walmart is the largest employer of Latinos in the United States. But the company and the founding family—the Waltons—have disproportionately supported politicians who have overwhelmingly anti -immigrant records, according to the United Food & Commercial Workers’s Making Change campaign.

Making Change compared the Walton family and Walmart PAC political contributions to Congressional candidates with the scorecard published in the William C. Velasquez Institute Immigrant Justice March 2010 Interim Report. They found the vast majority of recipients of funding voted against the DREAM Act, supported E-verify, immigrant detention, and militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border.

Read their report below. And then go watch this 2-minute video that explains why you don’t want to line up for Walmart’s black Friday deals this week.


The Disturbing Truth about Walmart, theWalton Family and the Latino Community

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