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September 3, 2019 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) recently launched a Veteran Identification Card (VIC) Assistance Program. The VIC allows veterans to access discounts at many restaurants, hotels, stores, and other businesses across the nation without having to carry sensitive documents to prove their veteran status.

August 12, 2019 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Hoy, la representante estadounidense Norma J. Torres (D-CA) la primera miembro del Congreso de origen guatemalteco, emitió la siguiente declaración con respecto a la elección presidencial guatemalteca:

 

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August 12, 2019 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA), the first Guatemalan-born Member of Congress, issued the following statement regarding the Guatemalan presidential election:

 

August 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) is joining U.S.

August 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35) and John Rutherford (FL-04) introduced H.Res. 535, a bipartisan resolution to recognize Tuesday, August 6, 2019 as National Night Out.

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July 31, 2019 Press Release

Guatemala is one of the most violent and impoverished countries in the world—not a safe place for vulnerable asylum seekers to seek refuge

 

July 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement in response to Guatemala signing an asylum agreement with the Trump Administration:

 

July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Hoy, en el pleno de la Cámara de Representantes, la representante estadunidense Norma J. Torres (D-CA) le envió un mensaje de apoyo al pueblo de Guatemala en su lucha por la justicia y la democracia y en contra a la corrupción antes la segunda ronda de elecciones presidenciales.

 

July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to speak out in support of the people of Guatemala’s fight for justice and democracy and against corruption ahead of the upcoming second round of presidential elections.

 

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September 14, 2018 In The News

As the Gold Line makes its way to Montclair, San Bernardino County transportation officials continue to worry about what will happen if light rail winds up going all the way to Ontario International Airport.

 

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September 13, 2018 In The News

More than 100 House Democrats signed a letter this week urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse his decision to stop granting asylum to victims of gang violence and domestic abuse.

 

September 7, 2018 In The News

La congresista estadounidense de origen guatemalteco, Norma Torres, lamentó y calificó de "alarmante" que las autoridades del país utilizaran vehículos militares para rondar las instalaciones de la Comisión Internacional contra la Impunidad en Guatemala (CICIG) e "intimidar" a personal de la Embajada de Estados Unidos. 

 

September 6, 2018 In The News

La congresista Norma Torres envió hoy una carta al Secretario de Estado de los EE. UU., Mike Pompeo, en la que demanda una respuesta fuerte del gobierno estadounidense a las recientes acciones del Presidente Jimmy Morales contra la Comisión Internacional contra la Impunidad en Guatemala (CICIG).

 

September 4, 2018 In The News

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The head of a U.N.-backed commission probing corruption in Guatemala was barred from re-entering the country Tuesday, further defanging the investigative body days after President Jimmy Morales announced he would not renew its mandate.

 

August 14, 2018 In The News

“Orgullosa de anunciar que la provisión bicameral que presenté con @SenatorCardin para responsabilizar a los funcionarios corruptos en Centroamérica ha sido firmada en ley por el Presidente. ¡Es hora de ponernos a trabajar contra la corrupción!, tuiteó la congresista en horas de la mañana de este martes.

 

July 27, 2018 In The News

On July 26, the US House and Senate approved a bill that will require the Secretary of State to share the identities of government officials in Central America’s Northern Triangle countries who are involved in corruption and drug trafficking with Congress.

July 19, 2018 In The News

La guatemalteca Norma Torres, congresista en Estados Unidos, expresó en el Patrullaje Informativo de Emisoras Unidas que habrá muchas más visas que serán retiradas por el Gobierno norteamericano.

July 18, 2018 In The News

La congresistas de origen guatemalteco, Norma J. Torres, visitó a seis niños que sufrieron quemaduras después de la erupción del volcán de Fuego en Guatemala. Los menores se encuentran recibiendo tratamiento en el Hospital Shriners para Niños en Galveston, Texas.

July 5, 2018 In The News

A few months ago, Cal Poly Pomona student Jenny Greenberg had paid to attend a workshop on campus.

She waited more than hour before the instructors finally arrived. It was then she realized they had been stuck behind the at-grade train crossing at Temple Avenue and Valley Boulevard. The gates were down and vehicles had to be rerouted.

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