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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Apr 5, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) awarded nearly $5 million to the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) located in San Antonio, TX:
Mar 27, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, led a letter to the Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton urging him to investigate Cambridge Analytica for data privacy violations and election laws in Texas.
Mar 27, 2018
Congressional Pre-K Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20); Congresswoman Katherine M. Clark (MA-05); and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) announced that Congressman Kevin Yoder (KS-03) will replace former Congressman Richard Hanna (NY-22) as the new Co-Chair of the Caucus. This bipartisan group of lawmakers seek to gain a deeper understanding of the benefits of early childhood education and promote policy recommendations and legislation in Congress to expand high-quality pre-k access throughout the United States.
Mar 23, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, will join Rice University’s Baker Institute’s Mexico Center and Latin America Initiative for a discussion on the United States’ role in Latin America this Monday, March 26, 2018 from 1:00pm-1:45pmCT.
Mar 23, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released the following video invitation:
Mar 22, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following video statement following the House Intelligence Committee’s vote to release the Republican’s Trump-Russia report:
Mar 22, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, led his colleagues from the Hispanic Caucus in a letter to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Francis Cissna requesting information about the creation of a new division that reportedly seeks to “police” its caseworkers. The lawmakers expressed their concerns amid the Trump administration’s harsh immigration policies and disrespect for this community.
Mar 21, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, had the following question and answer session with USAID Administrator Ambassador Mark Green at the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2019 foreign affairs budget proposal:
Mar 21, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, authored an op-ed in the Dallas Morning News today about four things Texas must do in order to secure our midterm elections this year.
Mar 20, 2018
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 after receiving a personal briefing from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Criminal Investigative Division:

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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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