WASHINGTON— Today, Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Norma J. Torres (D-CA) led 15 House Members in a letter urging Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to take additional steps to combat corruption, counter democratic backsliding, and promote human rights in Guatemala.
ONTARIO – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement in response to the White House announcement that the Port of Los Angeles will begin operating 24/7.
POMONA – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement in response to the news that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) will close its Emergency Intake Site (EIS) for unaccompanied minors in Pomona by November 9th, with the last minors expected to leave the facility by the end of the month.
ONTARIO - Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today announced that more than 130 restaurants in the 35th district have received $41,832,291 under the American Rescue Plan’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today released the following statement recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day:
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement regarding the oil spill off the coast of Southern California. Additionally, Congresswoman Torres signed onto H.R. 653, the West Coast Ocean Protection Act, led by Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02) in the House and Senator Feinstein in the Senate.
ONTARIO – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (CA-35) announced an award of $11,430,000 in federal funding for Ontario International Airport to rehabilitate existing taxiways.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35), Suzan K. DelBene (WA-01), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), and Sharice L. Davids (KS-03), along with U.S.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. House Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35) and Katie Porter (CA-45), announced that their Oversight of Munitions Exports Amendment passed the House of Representatives as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The amendment passed by a vote of 215-213.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35), the only former 9-1-1 dispatcher serving in Congress, and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1), a former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent and federal prosecutor, announced that their 9-11 SAVES Act passed the House as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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Building a shelter in the Inland Empire to house up to 430 unaccompanied minors who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border doesn’t make sense and raises “serious concerns,” four House Democrats who represent the region wrote in a letter Monday, Aug. 19.
Congressional representatives and immigrant advocates are criticizing the federal government’s proposal to open a new shelter for unaccompanied migrant children in the Inland Empire.
The National Science Foundation awarded a $475,000 Faculty Early Career Development Program grant to Cal Poly Pomona, it was announced Monday.
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La congresista estadounidense Norma Torres lloró este jueves al recordar la inminente salida de la Comisión Internacional Contra la Impunidad en Guatemala (CICIG) y pidió al pueblo apoyar a los funcionarios que todavía quedan en el país centroamericano.
Fontana celebrated the 36th annual National Night Out, along with many other communities nationwide, on Aug. 6.
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized U.S. treatment of migrants during a visit to Guatemala, and raised doubts about whether the Central American country could cope with a migration deal agreed with the Trump administration.
GUATEMALA CITY — One week after reaching a deal that would force Guatemala to absorb Central American migrants seeking asylum in the United States, the head of the Department of Homeland Security assured Guatemalan officials that the United States would invest in the country and try to sign similar agreements with at least five other nations in the region.
A new agreement between the U.S. and Guatemala would require any migrants who pass through that country to seek asylum there, the White House announced Friday. If the law takes effect, migrants who are apprehended in the U.S. would be deported Guatemala despite their country of origin.
La Congresista estadounidense Norma Torres habló este jueves ante la Cámara de Representantes en apoyo al pueblo guatemalteco a quienes les pidió no perder la esperanza ante la situación que enfrenta el país.