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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Aug 22, 2019

SAN ANTONIO—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, Congressman Tom Cole (OK-4), and Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-7), Member of the House Foreign Aff

Aug 20, 2019

WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, and Congressman Raúl M.

Aug 13, 2019

WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, Congressman Raul Ruiz (CA-36), Congressman Peter King (NY-2), and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12

Aug 9, 2019
WASHINGTON—The Office of Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, today released the following statement after seven House Republicans called for an ethics inquiry into a tweet from the Congressman, which included publicly available donor information:
Aug 2, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, today sent a letter to Secretary Pompeo on the date of the United States’ formal withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty to express concern about the future of U.S.-Russian arms control and to urge the expeditious extension of the New START Treaty.
Jul 30, 2019

WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, today released a Diplomatic Cable episode

Jul 26, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, today introduced a resolution to combat the rampant exploitation of children and child labor in cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo:
Jul 24, 2019

WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, today had the following exchange with Robert Mueller during the highly anticipated Intelligence Committee hearing, where members a

Jul 18, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, today introduced the HERE Act, legislation that would create a new grant program to support partnerships and collaboration between Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and school districts that educate the majority of Hispanic students, so that they can better prepare and empower their students for a changing, global economy:
Jul 17, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, and Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, co-drafted a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to address the mismanagement of the U-visa program, which was put in place to protect immigrant victims when they go to the police or court to seek help from abuse, domestic violence, or any other crime:

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Photo Galleries

Jan 23, 2017 Photo Gallery

I joined several of my colleagues for a hearing on business at the southern border, and am grateful that Robert McKinley from the UTSA Institute for Economic Development attended to share h

Jan 18, 2017 Photo Gallery

I joined Port San Antonio to celebrate Kelly Field’s centennial and highlight the former base’s 100 years of economic contributions to our city.

Jan 17, 2017 Photo Gallery

I joined SAReads to discuss the power of reading and importance of getting books in our kids’ hands. Together, we can increase literacy in San Antonio.

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Videos

Jul 25, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro speaks on the House Floor in support of legislation that expands and strengthens sanctions on Russia.

Jul 20, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro joins The Situation Room on CNN to discuss developments in the House Intelligence Committee's Investigation into Russia.

Jul 19, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro discusses the President’s FY 2018 budget proposal that makes deep cuts to our nation’s global food security efforts at a House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing.

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