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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jun 13, 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 made the following statement:
Jun 12, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and founding co-chair of the ASEAN Caucus, and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, House Financial Services Committee and founding co-chair of the ASEAN Caucus, urged President Trump to nominate a U.S. Ambassador to the Associate of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Jun 12, 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 made the following statement:
Jun 11, 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 made the following statement on the Trump Administration’s repeal of net neutrality protections:
Jun 11, 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, made the following statement on Attorney General Sessions’ announcement that the Trump Administration will stop granting asylum to victims of gang violence and domestic abuse:
Jun 7, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and representative for Military City USA, made the following statement at a press conference that shed light on the harmful effects burn pits exposure has on our military’s service members and veterans:
Jun 7, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and representative for Military City USA, introduced the bipartisan Family Member Access to Burn Pit Registry Act. This measure would allow a family member to participate in the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry on behalf of a deceased veteran or service member which is currently prohibited by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), enabling family members to document the experience of their loved ones while also helping the government analyze long-term health effects of burn pits exposure.
Jun 7, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, made the following statement at a press conference on the separation of immigrant children from their families:
Jun 7, 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, this evening launched “the Diplomatic Cable,” which is a podcast highlighting critical foreign policy and national security challenges facing the United States and the world.
Jun 4, 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, made the following statement:

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Photo Galleries

Sep 25, 2016 Photo Gallery

Today I was thrilled to congratulate San Antonio's champion Greater Helotes Little League team on winning the Softball Little League World Series and present them with a Congressional Record statement I made in their honor.

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Sep 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

This morning I met with representatives from the American Chamber of Commerce in China to discuss U.S.-China economic cooperation.

Sep 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

At an AtlanticLIVE briefing this morning, Congressman Buddy Carter, Steven Clemons, and I had a great discussion highlighting the bipartisan support that exists throughout the country for early education. Expanding our kids’ access to high-quality pre-kindergarten programs is an American priority that I’m proud to promote as a founding co-chair of the Congressional Pre-K Caucus.

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Videos

Feb 24, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the implementation of President Trump's immigration orders and the dangers those directives pose to Americans' civil liberties.

Feb 24, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, discusses the need to investigate allegations that White House staff pressured the FBI to cover up a story in the press.

Feb 21, 2017 Video

After meeting with ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan, Congressman Castro joins Chris Hayes to share his concerns about the Trump Administration’s expanded deportation efforts.

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