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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Mar 20, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement on today’s public hearing:
 

Mar 13, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement on the death of former Congressman Eligio “Kika” de la Garza:
 

Mar 10, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) yesterday reintroduced The National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act, H.R. 1465, legislation that allows non-profit entities, including universities, to work more closely with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to address cybersecurity risks and incidents at the state and local level.

Mar 6, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed a new version of his previous executive order targeting travelers from several Muslim-majority countries: 
 

Feb 21, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding the two immigration-related memos that U.S.

Feb 19, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and founding co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Caucus, issued the following statement on the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II:
 

Feb 14, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the Congressional Pre-K Caucus, introduced legislation to ensure pre-k teachers who spend personal funds on classroom supplies receive the same tax deductions as K-12 teachers. The Pre-K Teacher Parity Act, H.R.

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Feb 14, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn:

Feb 10, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding reports of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids taking place in Texas: 
 

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Feb 9, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against reinstating President Trump’s travel ban executive order: 

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Photo Galleries

Mar 23, 2016 Photo Gallery

Today I met with a group of impressive young Japanese women participating in the Tomodachi Leadership Program. They’re part of the next generation of leaders who will ensure the U.S.-Japan partnership remains vibrant and strong.

Mar 22, 2016 Photo Gallery

Today Secretary of Defense Ash Carter testified before the Armed Services Committee on the Department of Defense’s priorities for the coming year, namely its efforts to fight terrorism and keep the American people safe.

Mar 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

A group of CHCI fellows, alumni, and staff will be traveling to Japan tomorrow as part of a cultural exchange program with the nation. Tonight, Japanese Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae was kind enough to host a sendoff reception in advance of the trip.

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Videos

Apr 6, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro, member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Armed Services Committee, discusses the role Congress will have as nuclear negotiations with Iran move forward.

Mar 3, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the passage of a clean, long-term funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, and offers his thoughts on Prime Minister Netanyahu's address to Congress.

Feb 27, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro discusses Congress' failure to pass short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

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