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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jan 5, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, the members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) named Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI). In this role, Congressman Castro will help foster the next generation of Hispanic leadership in the United States. 

Dec 29, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s new sanctions on Russia for its interference in the United States’ 2016 election:
 

Dec 27, 2016

San Antonio, TX – 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 regarding Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe’s visit to Pearl Harbor today with President Barack Obama: 
 

Dec 17, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement after President Barack Obama signed into law the Department of State Authorities Act for Fiscal Year 2017:
 

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).

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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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