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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Press Releases

Jun 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day:
May 31, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to President Trump’s promise to impose a five percent tariff in June on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico to thwart migrants from coming to our border:
May 29, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s press conference on the Department of Justice’s investigation and his first public statement in two years:
May 17, 2019 Press Release
SAN ANTONIO—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committee, today announces that the National Science Foundation (NSF) intends to award $99,853.00 to the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) for a project addressing the construction of Electrostrictive Field-Effect Transistor (FET) devices while better understanding factors that contribute to superior device performance in terms of speed, power, and reliability.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON — Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s proposed plan to address immigration in the United States:
May 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, and Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security and the House Committee on Education and Labor, today introduced the bipartisan Feeding Hungry Students Act:
May 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to Iran announcing it will not comply with aspects of the landmark nuclear deal:
May 5, 2019 Press Release
SAN ANTONIO— Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), released the following statement on Cinco de Mayo:
May 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today calling for Attorney General Barr’s resignation:
May 2, 2019 Press Release
Resolution Reaffirms the Vital Role of the U.S. -Japan Alliance in Promoting Peace, Stability and Prosperity in the Indo-Pacific Region and Beyond
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Co-Chair of the U.S. -Japan Caucus, Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, Congressman Adrian Smith (NE-03), Co-Chair of the U.S. -Japan Caucus, Congressman Eliot Engel (NY-16), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-30), the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, and Congressman Ted Yoho (FL-03), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, today introduced the bipartisan U.S. -Japan Resolution (H. Res. 349):

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