POMONA, CA—U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35), Grace Napolitano (CA-32) and Salud Carbajal (CA-24) today announced $10 million from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R.
POMONA – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today announced more than $9 million in funding coming to the Inland Empire as a result of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan. The Congressionally passed relief will support Unicare Community Health Center in Ontario and Parktree Community Health Center in Pomona.
POMONA – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today announced nearly $54 million in grants coming to the Inland Empire as a result of the American Rescue Plan, President Biden’s Congressionally passed federal COVID relief package.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today introduced the G.I. Veterans Education Empowerment Act (GIVE Act), legislation that provides veterans interested in pursuing higher education with additional information to help them find the school that is right for them.
POMONA – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement responding to a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) plan to move retail service from the Yorba Station Post Office, which closed in May of 2015 due to a fire, to a new yet-to-be determined location in the community.
POMONA – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released a statement today responding to news that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) will begin using the Fairplex in Pomona as an Emergency Intake Site to temporarily house unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.
POMONA – U.S. Representatives Norma J.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35), Co-Chair of the Congressional Central America Caucus, today released the following statement after her efforts to address corruption in the Northern Triangle drew attacks on Twitter from El Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele and his enablers.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) today reintroduced the 911 SAVES Act, bipartisan legislation to reclassify 911 dispatchers from “Office and Administrative Support Occupations” to “Protective Service Occupations” in the Office of Management and Budget’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) catalog.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35) and Ann Wagner (MO-02) today re-launched the Congressional Central American Caucus for the 117th Congress.
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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.
It took months for Debra Cummings’ disability benefits to kick in.
But when the check arrived, it wasn’t for the full amount. So the 58-year-old Redlands resident made several phone calls to the Social Security Administration. She wasn’t getting anywhere, until an employee threw her a lifeline.
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.