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September 27, 2019 Press Release

Recent reports have emerged that U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement seeks to lease space in the Inland Empire


September 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) issued the following statement after the announcement by the Guatemalan Congress of a new commission to investigate “illegal and arbitrary acts” by former staff members of the International Commission against Impunity (CICIG):


September 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on the opening of an impeachment inquiry of President Donald J. Trump:


September 12, 2019 Press Release

The mass shootings in El Paso, TX, Dayton, OH, and Gilroy, CA involved AR-15, AK-47, and WASR-10 assault style files


September 12, 2019 Press Release

The 35th Congressional District is one of the hardest to count in the country


The town hall brought together representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau, local elected officials, community-based organizations, educational institutions, the business community, and members of the public  


September 10, 2019 Press Release

During the tour, Torres visited eight homegrown businesses in Fontana and Ontario to highlight the strength of local manufacturers


September 9, 2019 Press Release

National Science Foundation award will help increase the number of low-income students pursuing graduate and doctorate degrees in STEM fields


September 5, 2019 Press Release

Torres Visits Phoenix Motorcars in Ontario


September 4, 2019 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a $704,979 grant to Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona. The funding will allow WesternU to further its heart and vascular disease research.


September 3, 2019 Press Release

The UN and U.S.-backed International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala, or CICIG, shuttered today; employees and partners have received threats to their safety  



In The News

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.

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. 


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.