WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $125,000 Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) grant to the Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board in Ontario.
WASHINGTON, DC - Hoy, la representante estadounidense Norma J. Torres (D-CA) emitió la siguiente declaración después de que el Congreso recibió la lista de funcionarios corruptos en Honduras, El Salvador y Guatemala requerida por la Sección 1287 de el National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement after Congress received the list of corrupt government officials in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala required by Section 1287 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019.
There is currently no guarantee in place to prevent the Department of Homeland Security from using DACA applicant data for deportation purposes
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement after President Donald Trump’s decision to end all foreign assistance to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador:
WASHINGTON, DC - Hoy, la representante estadounidense Norma J. Torres (D-CA) emitió la siguiente declaración después del anuncio de Kirstjen Nielsen, la Secretaria del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS), que los Estados Unidos y los gobiernos de Guatemala, Honduras y El Salvador acordaron a una serie de medidas de cooperación de seguridad en la región:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement after Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s announcement that the United States and the governments of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador had agreed to a series of security cooperation measures in the region:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Deb Haaland (D-NM) introduced the Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2019 to support Indian Country’s ability to become more self-reliant and help reduce the persistent poverty and unemployment that plague Indian Country.
Grant will fund the Los Angeles County Human Trafficking Task Force Program; since 2015, the task force has made 1,624 arrests in connection to human trafficking activities and rescued 324 victims
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate, including 12 Republican Senators, voted in support of the resolution of disapproval to terminate President Trump’s emergency declaration:
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee have asked the Trump Organization if it was aware of allegations that real estate agents and investors involved in the Trump Ocean Club in Panama had ties to money laundering and drug trafficking.
POMONA >> They gathered Thursday at Cal Poly Pomona to talk about topics such as immigration-related legislation and what it’s like to be a college student without proper immigration documentation.
Representative Norma J. Torres met with superintendents from the Fontana Unified School District, Chaffey Joint Union High School District, Ontario-Montclair School District, Pomona Unified School District, and the Chino Valley Unified School District to discuss strategies to prevent gun violence in schools.
Una audiencia del Comité de Relaciones Exteriores sobre “Ciberdiplomacia de EE. UU.
Uno de los pilares clave en la agenda de seguridad interna de la administración de Trump es proteger a los Estados Unidos de la entrada de crimen y violencia; sin embargo, rara vez se considera el papel que desempeña EE.UU. en la exportación de violencia a otras naciones.
A late change in flight schedules could have threatened China Airlines’ presence at Ontario International Airport if not for the cooperation between congressional leaders and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is taking testimony on H.R.4506, the Jobs for Tribes Act.
Manufacturing remains a bright spot in the Inland Empire, where the sector is doing better than in the rest of the state and the nation.
For example, manufacturing jobs in San Bernardino County grew by 13 percent from 2009 to 2016 — from 49,000 to 55,500 jobs — according to Robert Kleinhenz, economist for The Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at UC Riverside.
As part of her "Made in the 35th" tour, Rep. Norma Torres (D-Pomona) visited four Fontana businesses that have helped create numerous manufacturing jobs.
The five-day tour in the 35th Congressional District came to Fontana on Aug. 8 and also included stops at manufacturing-focused businesses in Ontario, Pomona, Chino, Rialto, and Bloomington.
Lawmakers face a full agenda when they return to Capitol Hill next month: a new federal budget, the debt ceiling, tax reform and infrastructure spending. Plus, President Donald Trump still wants Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare, and then there’s North Korea.