More on Immigration

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Congress voted this week on legislation that bound national security funding with money for a wall on our southern border and immigrant detention centers.


The National Security Appropriations Minibus (H.R. 1158) includes four appropriations bills: Defense, Commerce-Justice-Science, Financial Services and General Government, and Homeland Security.


Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement after voting against the measure:


December 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35), the only Central American immigrant serving in Congress, expressed outrage today at a report by investigative reporting nonprofit, ProPublica, which shows blatant neglect of a sick 16-year-old boy who died in Border Patrol custody.