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The Spanish-language press covers last Saturday’s anti-immigrant protest in Arizona in support of SB 1070 and a statement from the Bishops of the Americas asking for comprehensive immigration reform.

Yesterday’s White House meeting between President Obama and Arizona governor Jan Brewer gets top billing in the Spanish-language press today. FBI statistics about safety on the border, the aftermath of Anastasio Hernández’ death at the hands of Border Patrol agents and continued civil disobedience around the country are also in the headlines.

The Spanish-language press previews today’s meeting between Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and President Barack Obama, and reports that the death of Anastasio Hernández in Border Patrol custody has been ruled a homicide.

The Spanish-language press reports that President Barack Obama plans to meet with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer this week at the White House. The death of an undocumented immigrant after an encounter with Border Patrol and a pair of encounters between members of the First Family and Peruvians also make headlines.

To welcome you back from the long weekend, immigration blips from across the blogosphere.

First, Politico’s Jonathan Martin reports that California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman may be facing a new ad campaign en Español as a result of her own English-language TV advertising on immigration:

The California Nurses Association is launching an ad this week on Spanish-language radio featuring a clip from the commercial Meg Whitman’s campaign is running that touts her tough stance on illegal immigration and support from former Gov. Pete Wilson.