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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Press Releases

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
Apr 17, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro, 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, this evening released the following statement:
Apr 17, 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, authored an op-ed in The Hill today making the foreign policy case for decriminalizing abortion in El Salvador:
Apr 17, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today welcomed approval by the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Global Electoral Exchange Act (H.R. 5274). Introduced with Rep. Mark Meadows (NC) last month, this bipartisan measure promotes international exchanges on best election practices and cultivates more secure democratic institutions around the world. This legislation supports broader U.S. national interests in advancing democracy worldwide and provide new market opportunities, improve global outcomes, and promote economic freedom and regional security. Congressman Castro’s full remarks from the markup follow:
Apr 17, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Joaquin Castro (D-TX), and Don Beyer (D-VA) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions seeking information about allegations that the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the Department of Justice are engaging in illegal political discrimination when hiring immigration judges and members of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).
Apr 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
Apr 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro, First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released the following statement:
Apr 14, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:
Apr 11, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, made the following statement at a press conference about the mounting concerns of the Trump Administration’s decision to add a new citizenship question to the 2020 Census and congressional efforts to hold the Trump Administration accountable and halt the addition of this damaging question:
Apr 10, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, will join a press conference this Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 12:30pm ET about the mounting concerns of the Trump Administration’s decision to add a new citizenship question to the 2020 Census and congressional efforts to hold the Trump Administration accountable and halt the addition of this damaging question.

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