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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Nov 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released the following statement:
Nov 13, 2018 Press Release
Resolution Highlights Importance of New Australian Space Agency, Encourages International Cooperation in Space
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today welcomed the passage of a bipartisan resolution he authored with Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21) that affirms United States-Australia space exploration, research and utilization cooperation (H.Res.1052). Specifically, the resolution recognizes the importance of Australia’s new space agency and the value of U.S. cooperation, and encourages the United States Department of State to facilitate international cooperation through pre-existing diplomatic channels.
Nov 11, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released the following statement:
Nov 9, 2018 Press Release
Administration Action Would Prohibit Vulnerable Families From Applying for Asylum, Continue Demonizing Immigrants
WASHINGTON — Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), the First Vice-Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today made the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s interim final rule and presidential proclamation seeking to limit asylum claims for migrants at the US-Mexico border:
Nov 7, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today made the following statement:
Nov 7, 2018 Press Release
Castro Pens Letter to DHS Warning of Proposed Changes That Would Allow Indefinite Incarceration of Immigrant Families
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), the First Vice-Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), opposed the proposed changes to regulation relating to the apprehension, processing, care, custody, and release of unaccompanied minors. In a letter sent on behalf of the CHC, Congressman Castro warned that proposed changes to the Flores Settlement Agreement would allow the Trump Administration to indefinitely incarcerate immigrant families.
Nov 1, 2018 Press Release
Eleventh Episode of “Diplomatic Cable” features Directors of the Bipartisan German Marshall Fund’s Alliance for Securing Democracy Laura Rosenberger, Jamie Fly
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released a Diplomatic Cable episode on the importance of securing our elections and policy prescriptions for countering authoritarian interference in our democracy.
Oct 30, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today made the following statement:
Oct 30, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today made the following statement:

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