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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Oct 2, 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, joined 111 House Democratic members in urging the Trump Administration to reserve its decision to slash critical aid for Middle Esat stability. In a letter led by Reps. David E. Price (D-NC), Peter Welch (D-VT), and Adam Smith (D-WA), the Members called on United States State Department Secretary Mike Pompeo to reinstate United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) funding and to reprogram bilateral foreign aid away from the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem.
Oct 1, 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 $1.5 million in federal funding from the United States Department of Education for the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and Northwest Vista College (NVC) through the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program:
Oct 1, 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:
Sep 28, 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 released the following statement:
Sep 27, 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 the global refugee crisis featuring former British Foreign Secretary, current President and CEO of International Rescue Committee (IRC), and son of refugees David Miliband:
Sep 25, 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 $499,997 of federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) for research in developing machine learning techniques that investigate ways to prevent powerful cyber-attacks.
Sep 25, 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 released the following statement marking National Voter Registration Day:
Sep 25, 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 $2,000,000 of federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) towards the Center for Health Care Services (CHCS), the local mental health authority for San Antonio and Bexar County. This grant is intended to help CHCS expand their availability of integrated physical and behavioral health care in the San Antonio community.
Sep 18, 2018
Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02) and Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), co-chairs and co-founders of the Congressional Caucus on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), introduced the Southeast Asia Strategy Act to enhance U.S. engagement in Southeast Asia and assure critical partners in the region of the United States’ strong support.
Sep 15, 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 marking Hispanic Heritage Month:

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Photo Galleries

Sep 8, 2016 Photo Gallery

Thank you to Japanese legislator Kokuba Konosuke for meeting with me about our nations’ strong partnership. As co-chair of the bipartisan U.S.-Japan Caucus in Congress, I always appreciate the opportunity to meet with my counterparts from Japan and discuss ways our countries can grow our economic engagement and ensure security and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sep 8, 2016 Photo Gallery

Thank you to my fellow Pre-K Caucus co-chair Congresswoman Katherine Clark and panelists from Champions for America's Future, PBS KIDS, and Reach Out and Read for participating in today’s event on the importance of early learning both in and outside the classroom.

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Sep 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

It was a pleasure to meet with Mexican Ambassador Carlos M. Sada to discuss our nations’ friendship, strong economic partnership, and commitment to immigration reform.

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Videos

Jan 13, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the need to determine who exactly was involved in the Russia hack and respond strongly to prevent future attacks.

Dec 18, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro discussed the need to determine whether any Americans cooperated with the reported Russian interference in our nation's election.

Dec 12, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro, a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, discusses reports of Russian interference in the U.S. election.

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