As the Red Sox get set to open a three-game interleague series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Fenway Park, a protest is anticipated outside the park by those opposed to Arizona's new immigration law.
The controversial law greatly expanded the powers of Arizona law enforcement to arrest and deport illegal immigrants. As a result of the law, protests have coincided with the Diamondbacks' arrival at several Major League ballparks this season, including last month's protest outside San Francisco's AT&T Park (pictured).
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