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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jun 19, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, 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, made the following remarks on the House Floor against the Trump Administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families at the border:
Jun 18, 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, made the following remarks at a roundtable with Members of Congress and local immigration advocates regarding the family separation crisis after visiting the Casa Padre and Casa Presidente immigration detention center facilities:
Jun 13, 2018
Congressional Tri-Caucus Chairs–composed of Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chair Judy Chu (CA-27), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Cedric Richmond (LA-02)–along with Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the CHC, today led a group of 19 lawmakers in raising concerns about repeated immigration raids taking place aboard Greyhound buses. In a letter to Greyhound’s CEO David Leach, the Members highlighted that such raids, under the guise of United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) “transportation checks,” violate the constitutional rights of the company’s customers and the Members’ constituents.
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 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:

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Photo Galleries

Jun 14, 2016 Photo Gallery

I met with the Envision Junior National Young Leaders Conference, a group of middle schoolers from across the country who are in Washington to learn about our nation’s government and history. I always remind young people that soon their generation will be leading our nation, and encourage them to believe in themselves and in their ability to help others.

Jun 14, 2016 Photo Gallery

Thanks to the Austin Chamber of Commerce for coming to Capitol Hill and advocating for issues that matter to Central Texas. I’m glad I had the opportunity to speak with folks about energy, transportation, education, and immigration reform – areas central to our state’s future economic growth.

Jun 9, 2016 Photo Gallery

It was great to meet with Japan's Deputy Chief of Mission Atsuyuki Oike to discuss our nations’ partnership and shared economic and security priorities

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Videos

May 16, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro speaks on the House floor in support of his legislation, The National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act.

May 16, 2016 Video

Cyber attacks pose a real and growing threat to our businesses, military installations, government branches, and everyday Americans. Before my cybersecurity legislation passed in the House of Representatives, I spoke about the importance of bolstering our preparedness.

Apr 19, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro speaks on the House floor, urging Senate Republicans to do their job and hold a hearing for Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland.

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