Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas
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May 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and 135 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives today sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson calling for DHS to end its use of family detention facilities.

May 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today released the following statement on the severe weather moving through Texas:
 

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May 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after the Fifth Circuit denied the Obama Administration’s emergency stay request to permit implementation of the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program and the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

May 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) authored a space research amendment that today unanimously passed the House of Representatives. The amendment allows nonprofits that are conducting research on space science to collaborate with NASA on the problem of orbital space debris.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), today issued the following statement after his vote in favor of passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016 out of HASC: