Violence against women in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala is a major driver of migration to the United States
The measure strengthens protections for women and children in their homes and communities to reduce female homicides, domestic violence, and sexual assault
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced that a measure based on their Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act has passed the House as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA), and now moves to the U.S. Senate for further consideration.
Torres and Espaillat are respectively the first Guatemalan and Dominican Americans to serve in Congress
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump backed down from adding a citizenship question in the 2020 Census. Last month, the Supreme Court of the United States blocked the Trump Administration from including the question in the census:
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump Administration is planning to roll back the parole in place program, which allows the undocumented family members of active duty servicemembers to remain in the U.S. temporarily:
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision on the case of U.S. Department of Commerce v. New York, which determined that the Trump Administration’s citizenship question will not be included in the 2020 Census:
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on the legislation to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border.
According to a 2018 California State University-San Bernardino report, commuting costs for San Bernardino and Los Angeles County residents averaged $11,138 per year
ONTARIO, CA – Hoy, la congresista Norma J. Torres (CA-35) emitió la siguiente declaración sobre los informes de que la Agencia de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) llevará a cabo redadas de inmigración a gran escala este fin de semana:
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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.
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.
FONTANA >> Manufacturing jobs have been increasing in the Inland Empire at a much faster rate than the state and nation.
From 2009 to 2016, manufacturing jobs in San Bernardino County increased 13.3 percent — from 49,000 to 55,500 jobs, said Robert Kleinhenz, economist for The Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at UC Riverside.
Eva works the graveyard shift as a 911 dispatcher for the Los Angeles Police Department.