Luis Torres is an Arizona State alumnus and graduate student who expects to graduate in 2021. Torres was a social justice reporter for Cronkite News and now is a digital producer. He also edits the sneaker-focused news site Nice Kicks.
PHOENIX – Days after closing down all of it's offices, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service issued a statement saying the agency would reuse previously submitted biometric data to process certain work authorization applications, including those Dreamers need as part of their renewal process.
PHOENIX – The American Academy of Pediatrics in November identified cheerleading as having one of the highest rates of concussions during practices, second to boy’s football. Cheerleader Ella Johnston suffered a concussion during practice that is taking a long recovery.
PHOENIX – Senate Bill 1032 would throw out a vote if the envelope containing the ballot wasn’t signed as required as well as prohibit election officials from signing the envelope on the voter’s behalf.
PHOENIX – Phoenix and other cities protect residents and visitors based on race, disability and ”gender identity or expression,” but several lawmakers and community leaders say it’s time for a statewide law. SB 1321 would ban discrimination in housing, jobs and other areas based on sexual orientation and gender identity.