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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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May 1, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX), 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, released the following statement marking National Military Appreciation Month:
Apr 27, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following report:
Apr 27, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
Apr 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 released the following statement:
Apr 26, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, introduced a resolution with other Hispanic Caucus members honoring the importance and value of children in the United States and marking April 30, 2018 as “El Día de Los Niños—Celebrating Young Americans.”
Apr 25, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
Apr 17, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro, 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 released the following statement:
Apr 17, 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, authored an op-ed in The Hill today making the foreign policy case for decriminalizing abortion in El Salvador:
Apr 17, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today welcomed approval by the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Global Electoral Exchange Act (H.R. 5274). Introduced with Rep. Mark Meadows (NC) last month, this bipartisan measure promotes international exchanges on best election practices and cultivates more secure democratic institutions around the world. This legislation supports broader U.S. national interests in advancing democracy worldwide and provide new market opportunities, improve global outcomes, and promote economic freedom and regional security. Congressman Castro’s full remarks from the markup follow:
Apr 17, 2018
Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Joaquin Castro (D-TX), and Don Beyer (D-VA) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions seeking information about allegations that the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the Department of Justice are engaging in illegal political discrimination when hiring immigration judges and members of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).

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Jun 8, 2016 Photo Gallery

I met with Singapore’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vivian Balakrishnan. We had a productive discussion about the U.S.-Singapore relationship, conditions in the South China Sea, and the growing role of ASEAN nations in the world.

Jun 2, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congratulations to the KIPP University Prep class of 2016 and thank you for having me to your senior breakfast this morning! I can’t wait to see all the wonderful things you accomplish in college and beyond.

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Jun 2, 2016 Photo Gallery

It was great to join the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce at Port San Antonio and provide an update on my work representing our city in Congress. From passing cybersecurity legislation to leading a bipartisan coalition committed to expanding access to pre-k, I’m always seeking to advance issues that matter to San Antonio.

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Videos

Mar 17, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro speaks against a House resolution that opposes President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.

Feb 24, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro speaks in support of his Global Development Lab Act before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Feb 22, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro discusses hosting Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae in San Antonio where the two met with local leaders and visited a class of middle school students learning Japanese.

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