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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Dec 12, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election: 
 

Dec 7, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Caucus and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement to mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor:

Dec 5, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding the sinkhole that took the life of Bexar County Sheriff’s Deputy Dora Linda (Solis) Nishihara:

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Dec 5, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Department of State Authorities Act for Fiscal Year 2017:

Dec 2, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today issued the following statement after voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017:

Dec 1, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced an eight-year, federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expected to total $5,292,000.00 for The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

Dec 1, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, the members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) elected Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) to serve as the Caucus’ First Vice Chair. In this role, Congressman Castro will help steer the CHC’s legislative priorities. 
 

Sep 28, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 5325 – Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 and Zika Response and Preparedness Act, 2016:

Sep 28, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA):

Sep 28, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Second Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led a letter to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Leon Rodriguez to answer several questions regarding a backlog of several hundred Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal applications.

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Apr 2, 2016 Photo Gallery

This morning I spoke with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Conference in San Antonio about immigration, changing demographics in Texas, the U.S.-EU relationship, and the refugee crisis in Europe.

Mar 31, 2016 Photo Gallery

It was great to join David Gergen at The Institute of Politics at Harvard University for the America Adelante Conference. We had a timely discussion about the challenges and opportunities facing the Latino population in America as it grows in size and influence.

Mar 30, 2016 Photo Gallery

UTSA - The University of Texas at San Antonio is doing great work – particularly in the sciences – collaborating with Japanese researchers and universities. Today I visited UTSA and encouraged the school to continue and expand those partnerships. I also shared my thoughts on why the strong U.S.-Japan relationship is so important for our nations’ security and economic success.

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Videos

Apr 23, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro introduces his amendment to formally establish the UTSA-led National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium within the Department of Homeland Security.

Apr 23, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro introduces his amendment to H.R. 1731 to make self-assessment tools available to small and medium-sized businesses for determining their cybersecurity readiness.

Apr 10, 2015 Video

In Panama while attending the Summit of the Americas, Congressman Castro sits down with Andrea Mitchell to discuss the importance of the Summit and the future of U.S.-Cuba relations.

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