Brenda Muñoz Murguia
Brenda Muñoz Murguia BREN-duh MOON-yoaz MUR-GEE-uh (she/her)
News Reporter, Cronkite Noticias

Brenda Muñoz Murguia expects to graduate in December 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in political science. Muñoz Murguia, who is a Spanish digital producer for The State Press, is working for Cronkite Noticias.

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Arizona’s growing Latino population is underrepresented among teachers

PHOENIX - A report by ALL In Education shows Latino students in Arizona falling behind because of a lack of Latino teachers in the state.


Migrantes esperan en la frontera mientras políticos bloquean el levantamiento de la prohibición de solicitudes de asilo por COVID-19

NOGALES, Sonora, México – Miles de inmigrantes esperan a lo largo de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México el levantamiento del Título 42, una política promulgada por la administración Trump que prohibió a los migrantes y solicitantes de asilo como medida de seguridad y salud pública durante la pandemia. Con historias de violencia y dejando atrás sus vidas en un instante, están atrapados en cruces fronterizos como Nogales, Sonora, debido a una batalla política en Washington, D.C.


Migrants wait at the border while U.S. battles over lifting COVID-19 ban on processing asylum applications

NOGALES, Sonora, Mexico – Thousands of immigrants wait along the U.S.-Mexico border for the lifting of Title 42, a policy enacted by the Trump administration that banned migrants and asylum seekers as a public health and safety measure during the pandemic. With stories of violence and leaving their lives behind in an instant, they are stuck at border crossings like Nogales, Sonora, thanks to a political battle in Washington, D.C.


El fiscal general de Arizona pide a la corte que bloquee el plan de Biden de reabrir la frontera

PHOENIX – El fiscal general de Arizona, Mark Brnovich, junto con el fiscal general de Luisiana, Jeff Landry, y el fiscal general de Missouri, Eric Schmitt, presentaron una denuncia contra la administración de Biden por rescindir el Título 42.


Arizona among three states suing to block Biden from ending Title 42 for asylum seekers

PHOENIX – Arizona, Louisiana and Missouri have asked a federal judge to block the Biden administration from rescinding Title 42 – the policy banning asylum seekers that was enacted to protect public health during the pandemic.


Arizona bill requiring parental oversight of school library books passes Senate committee

PHOENIX – House Bill 2439 would establish parental review for books that are approved for school libraries, requiring schools to post the list of newly purchased books on their websites for at least 60 days after approval. The House-approved bill has passed the Senate Education Committee.


Arizona Senate overrides education spending cap, avoids $1.2 billion in cuts to public schools

PHOENIX – In a 23-6 vote, the Arizona Senate passed SCR 1050 and overrode the Aggregate Expenditure Limit, an education spending cap that would have required a $1.2 billion cut in public school spending.


Bipartisan bill to promote affordable housing introduced in Arizona House

PHOENIX – Arizona state Reps. César Chávez and Steve Kaiser introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would address the state’s housing crisis by increasing the construction of affordable homes and providing aid to the homeless.