Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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July 16, 2019 Press Release

Violence against women in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala is a major driver of migration to the United States

 

The measure strengthens protections for women and children in their homes and communities to reduce female homicides, domestic violence, and sexual assault

 

July 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced that a measure based on their Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act has passed the House as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA), and now moves to the U.S. Senate for further consideration.

July 15, 2019 Press Release

Torres and Espaillat are respectively the first Guatemalan and Dominican Americans to serve in Congress

 

July 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump backed down from adding a citizenship question in the 2020 Census. Last month, the Supreme Court of the United States blocked the Trump Administration from including the question in the census:

June 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump Administration is planning to roll back the parole in place program, which allows the undocumented family members of active duty servicemembers to remain in the U.S. temporarily:

 

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision on the case of U.S. Department of Commerce v. New York, which determined that the Trump Administration’s citizenship question will not be included in the 2020 Census: 

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on the legislation to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

According to a 2018 California State University-San Bernardino report, commuting costs for San Bernardino and Los Angeles County residents averaged $11,138 per year

 

June 21, 2019 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Hoy, la congresista Norma J. Torres (CA-35) emitió la siguiente declaración sobre los informes de que la Agencia de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) llevará a cabo redadas de inmigración a gran escala este fin de semana:

 

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