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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Press Releases

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):
May 2, 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 mark Holocaust Remembrance Day:
Apr 26, 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 Texas settling lawsuits over botched voter purge efforts across the state:
Apr 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Senator Tom Udall, 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, and Congressman Raul Ruiz (CA-36), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Health Task Force, will host a congressional briefing on Tuesday, April 30th, with Burn Pits 360 and other burn pits experts, to discuss Congress’ ongoing legislative efforts to support veterans and those impacted by burn pits.
Apr 22, 2019 Press Release
Climate Change and Pollution Disproportionately Impact Hispanic Communities

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Congressman Mike Levin (CA-49), Chairman of the CHC Task Force on Environment, Public Lands, and Water, and member of the House Committee on Natural Resources and Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, honored Earth Day.

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