Immigration Newsletter

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Senator Robert Menedez (D.NJ) Asks MLB to Move the All Star Game out of AZ

http://menendez.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/20100510ltr_BaseballAZ.pdf


Given the large numbers of Latino players in baseball (including the minor leagues) it is not surprising that MLB is being called on to use its influence to convince AZ to repeal the new racial profiling law. MLB has a lot of money at stake, however, as half of the Spring training facilities and much of the minor league play involve the state of Arizona.