Customer at Wal-Mart asks employee to 'go to your own country'

| Updated: Feb 28, 2017 18:16 IST

Irving [USA] ,Feb. 28(ANI): In a shocking incident of xenophobia, a customer at Irving Wal-Mart asked an employee to 'go to their own countries'. The incident, which was caught on video, went viral on social media. According to local media reports, the employee video-recorded the whole incident, where the person said he wanted a white employee to assist him. The employee, who became a U.S. citizen 20 years ago after emigrating from El Salvador, expressed her disappointment over the incident and said she belongs to a working class society, who pay taxes and have college-going children. What actually happened was, after the woman referred the person in question to a doctor to check his prescription, the latter demanded assistance of a white employee. She then went to her supervisor to express her grievances, which was ignored by the latter as well. The woman began recording the video on her cellphone, after the person complained about a black woman in an electric wheelchair. "All of these foreigners are living off of us good working white people. Yes, I'm just telling you the truth. It's all right. I know you ain't leaving. I know you're here to stay. Y'all should go to your own countries and fix up your own countries," the person said to the employee. According to the woman, she never faced such a discrimination in her life earlier. The manager, working at the Wal-Mart on that very day, said he was unaware of the incident and said such situations are investigated internally and directed questions to the corporate media office.(ANI)
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