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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

Jan 18, 2016 Photo Gallery

Today I joined tens of thousands of San Antonians for the nation’s largest march celebrating the life and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His message of unconditional love and peaceful conflict resolution remains so valuable as we continue to work for justice in our society.

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Jan 16, 2016 Photo Gallery

This morning I joined Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity for breakfast in San Antonio to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and discuss ways we can continue his work of strengthening our communities.

Jan 13, 2016 Photo Gallery

I enjoyed meeting a group of Archer Fellows who stopped by my office today! These young Texans are doing great things in Washington this semester.

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Videos

Jul 10, 2014 Video

Representative Castro discusses the humanitarian crisis at the border as Congressional leaders continue to point fingers and stall on funding additional resources to handle the exodus of Central American children into the Texas border.

Jul 4, 2014 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses how congressional gridlock has not allowed Congress to act on immigration reform and adequately respond to the influx of Central American children to the U.S. southern border.

Jun 26, 2014 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the need for immigration reform. Castro says the current surge of unaccompanied minors making the dangerous trek from Central America to the U.S. could be mitigated by strong investments in the border and clear immigration policy delineated in the comprehensive immigration reform bills in the House and Senate.

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