Immigration Policy Analyst

Crystal Muñoz

Crystal Muñoz is an immigration policy analyst at GBPI, where she focuses on state and federal policies and research that affect immigrant communities across Georgia.

Prior to joining GBPI in 2021, Crystal worked as the Policy and Legislation Program Coordinator for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the oldest and largest Latino advocacy organization in the U.S. As a graduate student, she worked as a policy analyst for two Georgia agencies focused on education. She also has a long history of working with various nonprofits, championing immigrants’ rights, voting and civil liberties.

Crystal graduated from Georgia State University, where she earned her bachelor’s in political science and master’s in public administration. 

Recent Posts by Crystal

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World Refugee Day and Immigrant Heritage Month: How Welcoming is Georgia?

Over the past year or so, Georgians have grown increasingly aware of the challenges faced by refugees resettling in the state. A new report provides a wealth of information on how refugees in the U.S. fare over time and how they affect our local communities.

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PRESS RELEASE: Mental Health Parity Act Lacks Sufficient Support For Georgia’s Immigrants

RELEASE: Mental Health Parity Act Lacks Sufficient Support For Georgia’s Immigrants ATLANTA — Today, the Georgia Budget and …

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Over-Represented Among the Vulnerable, Under-Protected In the Pandemic: Georgia Immigrants Deserve Better

As the pandemic continues, one glaring outcome has been increased disparities between certain groups. During the beginning of …

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New Administration, New(ish) Immigration Rules: Policy Continuity and Change Under President Biden and the Experience of Georgia Communities

Key Takeaways Georgia has 18,000 DACA recipients. These recipients rely on DACA to be able to work and …

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Immigrant-Inclusive Tax Credits Are More Important Than Ever

Key Takeaways The changes made to the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) …

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