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April 15, 2019 Press Release

National Science Foundation award will help boost STEM recruitment and expand research opportunities

 

April 12, 2019 Press Release

Every year during the second week of April, the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International and other public safety organizations honor public safety professionals

 

There are 100,000 public safety telecommunicators serving in more than 6,000 call centers across the nation

 

April 11, 2019 Press Release

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.

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April 3, 2019 Press Release

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.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

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.

April 1, 2019 Press Release

There is currently no guarantee in place to prevent the Department of Homeland Security from using DACA applicant data for deportation purposes

 

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March 31, 2019 Press Release

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:

 

March 28, 2019 Press Release

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:

 

March 28, 2019 Press Release

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:  

 

March 27, 2019 Press Release

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.  

 

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December 18, 2018 In The News

La Administración para el Control de Drogas (DEA) informó que la ciudad fue seleccionada para un programa piloto llamado 360 Strategy, el cual tiene un enfoque integral para atacar el ciclo de violencia y adicción.

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December 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. immigration officials on Friday defended their actions in the detention of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died two days after she and her father were taken into custody along a remote stretch of the U.S. border.

 

December 17, 2018 In The News

Una delegación de congresistas que forman parte de la bancada hispana del Congreso Federal en Washington, se prepara para su viaje a Nuevo México. La delegación de 12 congresistas irá a la estación de la Patrulla Fronteriza donde murió la niña de 7 años, Jakelin Caal Maquin, el pasado 8 de diciembre.

December 13, 2018 In The News

Washington — La congresista demócrata Norma Torres presentó hoy un proyecto de ley para combatir la corrupción y el lavado de dinero en Guatemala a través de sanciones como el bloqueo de bienes y la denegación de visados.

 

December 4, 2018 In The News

Many homeowners know the experience of moving into an outdated space and planning some much-needed renovations. For the 102 women elected to Congress during the 2018 midterm elections (a record, by the way), they may not be able to gut the place but they could influence some major building changes.

November 27, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Norma Torres, D-Ca., remembers the call that sent her down a path that would eventually lead to Washington. Torres, who worked as a 911 operator for 17 years with the Los Angeles Police Department, says it’s a call she will never forget.

 

November 26, 2018 In The News

In a boon for the gun industry, the Trump administration is poised to issue new rules making it easier to sell firearms abroad. But opponents warn that the proposal may fuel weapons trafficking and weaken congressional oversight.

 

November 12, 2018 In The News

The men and women who answer 9-1-1 calls are consummate professionals. When the unthinkable occurs, they are the first contact many of us have with first responders. Before a blue and red light flashes, a siren blares, or an ambulance races, they are the individuals organizing emergency response.

November 12, 2018 In The News

SAN FRANCISCO – One might think President Donald Trump's latest slap at California – threatening to withhold federal funds because of alleged forest mismanagement – would have generated an avalanche of retorts from emboldened Democrats whose constituents are reeling from historic fires. 

 

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October 24, 2018 In The News

La congresista de origen guatemalteco en EEUU, Norma Torres, sostuvo este miércoles una reunión con personal de la Comisión Internacional Contra la Impunidad en Guatemala (Cicig) con quienes dialogó sobre el trabajo para erradicar la corrupción en el país.

 

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