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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Castro Statement on Immigrant Deaths in San Antonio

Jul 23, 2017
Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after several immigrants were found dead in a truck at a San Antonio Walmart: 
“These deaths are tragic and avoidable. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their loved ones. I hope that those who remain hospitalized make swift and full recoveries. The smugglers responsible for the incident, who showed no regard for the lives of the people they were transporting, should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”