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January 17, 2019 Press Release

The Trump Administration has turned a blind eye as the Guatemalan government has moved to expel CICIG, a United States- and United Nations-backed anti-corruption organization, from the country

 

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January 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — La representante estadounidense Norma J. Torres (D-CA) emitió la siguiente declaración luego de ser nombrada por la líder Nancy Pelosi y confirmada por sus colegas del Caucus Demócrata para servir en el Comité de Asignaciones de la Cámara de Representantes, que es responsable de apropiar todos los gastos federales, nacionales y en el extranjero:

 

January 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement after being appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and confirmed by her colleagues of the Democratic Caucus to serve on the House Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for appropriating all federal spending, domestic and abroad:

 

January 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on the Guatemalan government’s unilateral termination of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) agreement:

 

December 21, 2018 Press Release

The bill follows the recent deaths of 7-year-old Jakelin Caal, who died while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, and toddler Mariee Juarez, who died shortly after being released from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody  

 

December 20, 2018 Press Release

Today’s announcement that asylum seekers would be forced to wait in Mexico for the duration of their U.S. immigration proceedings raises additional concerns about the safety of migrants in Mexican border towns

 

December 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the U.S. State Department’s Strategy for Central America and Southern Mexico:   

 

December 14, 2018 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the death of Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquina, a 7-year-old girl who migrated with her father from Guatemala to the U.S. and died of dehydration and shock while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

December 13, 2018 Press Release

El proyecto de ley da seguimiento a la legislación de Torres requiriendo que el Departamento de Estado proporcione al Congreso una lista de funcionarios corruptos en el Triángulo del Norte, la cual se convirtió en ley en agosto del año corriente

 

December 13, 2018 Press Release

The Guatemala Rule of Law Accountability Act builds on Torres legislation to require the State Department to provide Congress with a list of corrupt officials in the Northern Triangle that was signed into law in August

 

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In The News

March 15, 2018 In The News

A couple of weeks ago, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres traveled to several communities in and around the Inland Empire to ensure the needs of local residents are reflected in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) budget.

March 14, 2018 In The News

El pronunciamiento quedó firmado en una carta enviada a John J. Sullivan,encargado del Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos.

Los representantes resaltan que contar con funcionarios con aquel perfil es importante para los intereses de Estados Unidos y la prosperidad de esa región, la más violenta del mundo.

March 13, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump may have watched his name come down from his former property in Panama this month — but his troubles stemming from years of alleged cartel money laundering at the property aren’t yet over.

March 2, 2018 In The News

Dos miembros del Comité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara de Representantes quieren saber si la Organización Trump estaba al tanto de los vínculos criminales que tenía el proyecto del entonces empresario de bienes raíces Donald Trump en Panamá.

March 1, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — More than 84 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced violence in their lifetime. Yet legal protections for domestic and sexual violence remain minimal for Native women and girls.

March 1, 2018 In The News

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.

February 22, 2018 In The News

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.

February 22, 2018 In The News

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.

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February 2, 2018 In The News

Una audiencia del Comité de Relaciones Exteriores sobre “Ciberdiplomacia de EE. UU.

February 2, 2018 In The News

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.

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