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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jul 3, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s conclusions released today on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election:
Jun 28, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on intelligence, and Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Homeland Security Committee, today welcomed approval by the Foreign Affairs Committee of their bipartisan measure, the Rescuing Animals with Rewards Act (H.R. 6197).
Jun 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, and U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), a senior member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, introduced the Restoring Oversight for Members of Congress Act (H.R. 6260/S.3154) concurrently today in the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.
Jun 28, 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 Secretary Mattis calling for him to brief the CHC on the Department of Defense’s plans to use military facilities to house migrant families and children.
Jun 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 made the following statement:
Jun 26, 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 joined House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), and nineteen other Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members in demanding answers from Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, and Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar on the status and well-being of children separated from their parents at the border and detained by federal agencies.
Jun 26, 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 21, 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 questions remaining after the historic United States-North Korea denuclearization meeting in Singapore, post G7 meeting fallout, the prospects for a looming trade war, and Russia’s nefarious behavior.
Jun 20, 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:

Jun 19, 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:

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Jul 12, 2016 Photo Gallery

In the Foreign Affairs Committee, we heard from experts on human rights challenges around the world.

Jun 15, 2016 Photo Gallery

I was glad that some South San High School South San Antonio ISD students stopped by my office in Washington! It was great to see folks from home.

Jun 15, 2016 Photo Gallery

The keys to succeeding academically and athletically are the same: in both sports and school it’s important to know the fundamentals well, work hard to overcome challenges, and build a foundation of learning as early in life as possible.

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Videos

Jun 9, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro discusses legislation that would force the Library of Congress to continue its use of the term "illegal alien."

Jun 8, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro testifies before the House Rules Committee on his FY 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations amendments seeking too allow the Library of Congress to move forward with its proposal to replace "illegal alien" in its subject headings system.

May 25, 2016 Video

It has been an honor to travel to Vietnam with President Obama over the past few days and meet with the nation’s political leaders, innovators, and workers.

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