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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jul 12, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after a Hague tribunal ruled on China and the Philippines’ territorial dispute in the South China Sea: 
 

Jul 8, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement on the Dallas shootings that killed five police officers and wounded seven other individuals: 

Jul 6, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the Asia Pacific Subcommittee’s passage of H. Res. 634, a measure of which he is an original cosponsor, that recognizes the importance of the United States-Republic of Korea-Japan trilateral relationship: 
 

Jul 6, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced that Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) will join the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), effective immediately. 

Jun 30, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) announced that House Democrats' updated Make It In America plan includes Congressman Joaquin Castro’s (TX-20) Supporting Afterschool STEM Act (H.R. 831). Rep.

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Jun 27, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled to strike down Texas House Bill 2 with its Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt decision: 

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Jun 24, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the United Kingdom’s European Union referendum results: 
 

Jun 23, 2016

Washington, D.C – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 4-4 ruling in United States v. Texas, the case concerning the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs:

Jun 22, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees, released the following statement on North Korea’s ballistic missile tests: 
 

Jun 9, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) took to the House floor where he requested a point of order and brought attention to House Republicans’ campaign to force the Library of Congress to continue its use of the offensive term “illegal alien” in its subject headings system.

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Photo Galleries

Mar 9, 2016 Photo Gallery

Studies show that students who attend pre-kindergarten have better educational outcomes and are more likely to find career success.

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Feb 25, 2016 Photo Gallery


I met with French Ambassador Gerard Araud to discuss, among other issues, our nations’ security and humanitarian cooperation.

Feb 25, 2016 Photo Gallery

This morning Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to the Foreign Affairs Committee about the U.S. Department of State's priorities for the upcoming year. Topics discussed included unrest in the Middle East, global health crises like the Zika virus, and our efforts to promote economic security and social opportunities in Central America.

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Videos

Feb 25, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro reiterates the need to pass a clean Homeland Security funding bill and hold a separate debate on our country’s immigration system.

Feb 25, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the need to fund the Department of Homeland Security and the future of the President’s executive actions on immigration.

Feb 24, 2015 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro speaks on the House floor about the critical importance of meeting the deadline to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security.

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