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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Press Releases

Jul 10, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, made the following remarks at a press conference with the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), Define American, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03) , Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) shedding light on the Administration’s brutal zero-tolerance policy that led to the separation of migrant children from their families and failure to meet the July 10th deadline set by Judge Dana Sabraw that would swiftly reunite these children with their families.
Jul 10, 2018 Press Release
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 joined 43 other House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Armed Services Committee Democrats in a joint statement on President Trump’s attendance at the NATO Summit and his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Jul 5, 2018 Press Release
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, announced $500,000 of federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support strengthening cyberinfrastructure:
Jul 5, 2018 Press Release
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, announced $499,992 of federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the University of Texas-San Antonio’s research into scalability issues involving in multi-core processors:
Jul 5, 2018 Press Release
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 U.S. foreign policy in disarray under the Trump Administration that touches upon the President’s decision to lift penalties on Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE, how to bring foreign leaders to the diplomatic table, the role of women in fostering peace and security in conflict, and the possibility of mutual defense agreements in cyberspace.
Jul 3, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s conclusions released today on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election:
Jun 28, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on intelligence, and Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Homeland Security Committee, today welcomed approval by the Foreign Affairs Committee of their bipartisan measure, the Rescuing Animals with Rewards Act (H.R. 6197).
Jun 28, 2018 Press Release
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, and U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), a senior member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, introduced the Restoring Oversight for Members of Congress Act (H.R. 6260/S.3154) concurrently today in the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.
Jun 28, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led a CHC leadership letter to Secretary Mattis calling for him to brief the CHC on the Department of Defense’s plans to use military facilities to house migrant families and children.
Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
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 made the following statement:

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