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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Feb 21, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding the two immigration-related memos that U.S.

Feb 19, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and founding co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Caucus, issued the following statement on the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II:
 

Feb 14, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the Congressional Pre-K Caucus, introduced legislation to ensure pre-k teachers who spend personal funds on classroom supplies receive the same tax deductions as K-12 teachers. The Pre-K Teacher Parity Act, H.R.

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Feb 14, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn:

Feb 10, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding reports of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids taking place in Texas: 
 

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Feb 9, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against reinstating President Trump’s travel ban executive order: 

Feb 7, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced a resolution (H.Res. 102) calling on the U.S.

Feb 3, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Co-Chairs Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Dave Reichert (WA-08) announced the launch of the U.S.-Japan Caucus for the 115th Congress. The U.S.-Japan Caucus is a bipartisan congressional organization with more than 100 members who are dedicated to strengthening U.S.-Japan relations.

Feb 2, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. Treasury Department eased sanctions on the Russian intelligence service FSB: 

Jan 31, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding Governor Greg Abbott’s State of the State address: 

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In The News

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 2013 presidential inauguration will take place on January 21, 2013.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).

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Jan 3, 2017 Photo Gallery

It was great to have my family with me for the swearing in of the 115th Congress. It’s an honor to represent San Antonians and our city in the House of Representatives.

Dec 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

Lifelong Texan Corporal Anselmo Castro bravely served in the U.S. Army in World War II. Sadly, Corporal Castro passed away this fall, but I was honored to present his family with five medals he earned during his service.

Dec 10, 2016 Photo Gallery

The San Antonio community has shown tremendous support for the recent wave of women and children who have been released from family detention centers in the region. I joined RAICES to thank our city for its compassion and to discuss ways we can continue to assist these folks in need.

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Sep 15, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro participates in a Foreign Affairs Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing on Nicaraguan democracy, and discusses our nations’ security cooperation and trade, as well as Russia’s and China’s involvement in Nicaragua.

Jul 3, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro joins Alex Witt on MSNBC to discuss U.S. efforts to combat terrorism and the need for Congress to pass meaningful gun reform

Jun 22, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro speaks on the House floor during the Democrats' sit-in for a vote on gun reform legislation.

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