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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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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: 

Feb 7, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced a resolution (H.Res. 102) calling on the U.S.

Feb 3, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Co-Chairs Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Dave Reichert (WA-08) announced the launch of the U.S.-Japan Caucus for the 115th Congress. The U.S.-Japan Caucus is a bipartisan congressional organization with more than 100 members who are dedicated to strengthening U.S.-Japan relations.

Feb 2, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, 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 after the U.S. Treasury Department eased sanctions on the Russian intelligence service FSB: 

Jan 31, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding Governor Greg Abbott’s State of the State address: 

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Photo Galleries

Mar 17, 2016 Photo Gallery

I'm grateful that Ambassador Caroline Kennedy met with the U.S.-Japan Caucus today to discuss security, trade, and other pressing issues.

Mar 15, 2016 Photo Gallery

I’m glad the Boys & Girls Clubs of America stopped by my office today to talk about their new program that supports military families.

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Mar 15, 2016 Photo Gallery

The Zika virus outbreak in the Western Hemisphere is extremely concerning. Already, more than 20 cases have been confirmed in Texas. This morning I spoke with the Inter-American Dialogue about the importance of U.S.

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Videos

Feb 26, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro introduces his amendment to education bill H.R.5 to improve the college readiness of homeless youth through increased access to counseling.

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Feb 26, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro introduces his amendment to education bill H.R.5 that would appoint a neutral ombudsperson in the Department of Education to address K-12 student textbook standards and concerns.

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Feb 26, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro offers his reactions to the President's town hall on immigration and emphasizes the need to secure the homeland against ISIS and other terrorist threats.

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