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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Sep 5, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Financial Services Committee; and Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and House Armed Services Committee, today introduced the Global Small Business Network Act which would support the establishment of small business development centers internationally and promote international commerce.
Sep 5, 2018
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 $2 million of federal funding from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to VIA Metropolitan Transit for the purchase of 8 electric buses to replace diesel vehicles dedicated to downtown operations.
Sep 5, 2018
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 Foreign Service Journal making the case for a strengthened Foreign Service that maintains American engagement with our allies and promotes diplomacy and development in all corners of the world.
Sep 5, 2018
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 issued the following statement recognizing the one-year anniversary of the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
Sep 5, 2018
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 announced over $2.5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) funding for the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA):
Aug 30, 2018
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 consequences of NAFTA renegotiations with Mexico and Canada, and Latin America policy under the Trump Administration.
Aug 10, 2018
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, released a Diplomatic Cable episode on the investigation into the Trump campaign’s collusion with Russia in the 2016 presidential election:
Aug 9, 2018
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, wrote a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Ronald D. Vitiello asking about the circumstances of a car accident involving several female immigrant detainees in Texas. This letter was issued following a response Rep. Castro’s office received which was inconsistent with the police report issued in the press, and specifically asks ICE to explain these discrepancies.
Aug 6, 2018
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 Mexican Ambassador Gerónimo Gutiérrez requesting more information about the treatment of asylum-seekers by Mexican officials.
Aug 3, 2018
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 $189,918.00 for research into innovative technologies for human joint braces:

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Photo Galleries

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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