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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Nov 15, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 22, 2018

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Jan 30, 2017 Photo Gallery

I joined the Texas Association of School Boards to discuss ways we can work together to strengthen public education in our state and create greater opportunity for our kids. 

Jan 28, 2017 Photo Gallery

The Affordable Care Act saves lives. San Antonians shared the ways the law has helped their families access the care they need, and Rep.

Jan 26, 2017 Photo Gallery

Japan is a critical security and economic partner to the United States. The new administration should build on the progress President Obama made in strengthening our nations’ relationship and demonstrate the United States’ commitment to our friend.

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Videos

Aug 10, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro joins Wolf Blitzer on CNN to discuss President Trump's alarming statements on escalating tensions with North Korea.

Jul 28, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro leads a moment of silence on the U.S. House of Representatives floor to honor 10 immigrants who passed away in San Antonio.

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Jul 28, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro speaks in support of legislation to provide the resources and authorization U.S. intelligence agencies need to carry out their sensitive and strategically critical work.

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