Roxanne De La Rosa
Roxanne De La Rosa RAHK-san de-la-ROH-sa (she/her)
News Reporter, Cronkite Noticias

Roxanne De La Rosa expects to graduate in May 2024 with a master’s degree in mass communication studies. De La Rosa has interned as a nonprofits reporter and produced the Storyteller Project at the Arizona Republic. She is a producer for Arizona Horizon at Arizona PBS.

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Harris, Arizona Democrats seize on abortion ban to blast Trump, GOP

TUCSON - Vice President Kamala Harris blasted former President Donald Trump Friday as "the architect" of new abortion restrictions sweeping the country, including the near-total ban that was resurrected this week in Arizona.

Arizona Supreme Court restores near-total ban on abortions in the state

PHOENIX - A divided Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated a 19th-century, near-total ban on abortion, saying it overrides a 2022 law that allowed abortions up to 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Biden y Trump logran victoria en elecciones de preferencia presidencial en Arizona

PHOENIX — Biden y Trump logran victoria en Arizona convirtiéndose en los presuntos candidatos a representar su partido.

El presidente Joe Biden llegando al aeropuerto internacional Sky Harbor de Phoenix el martes 19 de marzo de 2024. (Foto de Roxanne de la Rosa/Cronkite Noticias)

‘We’re not just numbers, we’re not robots, we’re people’: Workers at Sky Harbor strike over job conditions

PHOENIX – SSP America employees at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are on strike in hopes of obtaining safer and more equitable working conditions. UNITE HERE Local 11 filed unfair labor practice and discrimination charges against SSP America.

SSP America workers go on strike on Jan. 23, 2024, at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in protest of late paychecks and poor labor conditions. (Photo by Marnie Jordan/Cronkite News)

Americans cross the US-Mexico border for more affordable IVF treatment

YUMA – Cristina Yanez and her husband, Alex, spent eight years trying to conceive a child, but they were always met with disappointment. That’s when the Yuma couple turned to IVF options in Mexico. Now, they’re parents of three boys.

A Dr. Cigüeña staff member prepares Cristina Yanez for the transfer of embryos on Aug. 27, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Cristina Yanez)

Organizations help immigrants reunite with families from Mexico

PHOENIX – Raíces del Sur and Esperanza en la Frontera assist Mexican parents who have adult children in the U.S. in obtaining visas to visit their families, regardless of the children’s immigration status.

Arizona Game and Fish restocks lakes with fish grown in hatcheries

PAGE SPRINGS – Arizona Game and Fish grows fish to replenish the state’s lakes. This supports those who enjoy the pastime while also keeping the state’s environment vibrant.

Rainbow trout are released into Goldwater Lake on Oct. 16, 2023. Anglers at Lynx Lake eagerly await the release of the trout. (Photo by Kevinjonah Paguio/Cronkite News)

Dominican Republic border wall deepens tensions over Haitian immigration

DAJABÓN, Dominican Republic - Regulating immigration has become a hot-button political issue in the Dominican Republic and, as in the U.S., the Dominican government decided that a partial solution to this problem was to build a border wall.

A group of Haitians, including a young girl, are deported to Haiti at the border gates in Dajabón, Dominican Republic, on March 4, 2023. (Photo by Roxanne De La Rosa/Cronkite Borderlands Project)

Phoenix City Council races have been decided in runoff election

For the first time in history, there will be two African Americans on the Phoenix City Council at the same time.

Signs on the Devonshire Senior Center in Phoenix point voters toward where to cast their ballots. Photo taken March 14, 2023. (Photo by Gianna Abdallah/ Cronkite News)

Kesha Hodge Washington, Kevin Robinson claim victory in Phoenix City Council runoff elections

PHOENIX – Phoenix City Council races for districts 6 and 8 were decided in runoff elections Tuesday, with Kevin Robinson beating Sam Stone in District 6 to replace term-limited Council member Sal DiCiccio and challenger Kesha Hodge Washington claiming victory over incumbent Carlos Garcia in District 8.

Signs on the Devonshire Senior Center in Phoenix point voters toward where to cast their ballots. Photo taken March 14, 2023. (Photo by Gianna Abdallah/ Cronkite News)