Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and founding co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN (the Association of South East Asian Nations), issued the following statement on the 40th Anniversary of U.S.-ASEAN relations:
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I met with French Ambassador Gerard Araud to discuss, among other issues, our nations’ security and humanitarian cooperation.
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.
Congressman Castro reiterates the need to pass a clean Homeland Security funding bill and hold a separate debate on our country’s immigration system.
Congressman Castro discusses the need to fund the Department of Homeland Security and the future of the President’s executive actions on immigration.
Congressman Joaquin Castro speaks on the House floor about the critical importance of meeting the deadline to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security.