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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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May 17, 2019
WASHINGTON — Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s proposed plan to address immigration in the United States:
May 14, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, and Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security and the House Committee on Education and Labor, today introduced the bipartisan Feeding Hungry Students Act:
May 8, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to Iran announcing it will not comply with aspects of the landmark nuclear deal:
May 5, 2019
SAN ANTONIO— Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), released the following statement on Cinco de Mayo:
May 3, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today calling for Attorney General Barr’s resignation:
May 2, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Co-Chair of the U.S. -Japan Caucus, Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, Congressman Adrian Smith (NE-03), Co-Chair of the U.S. -Japan Caucus, Congressman Eliot Engel (NY-16), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-30), the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, and Congressman Ted Yoho (FL-03), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, today introduced the bipartisan U.S. -Japan Resolution (H. Res. 349):
May 2, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day:
Apr 26, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to Texas settling lawsuits over botched voter purge efforts across the state:
Apr 26, 2019
WASHINGTON—Senator Tom Udall, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committee, and Congressman Raul Ruiz (CA-36), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Health Task Force, will host a congressional briefing on Tuesday, April 30th, with Burn Pits 360 and other burn pits experts, to discuss Congress’ ongoing legislative efforts to support veterans and those impacted by burn pits.
Apr 22, 2019

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Congressman Mike Levin (CA-49), Chairman of the CHC Task Force on Environment, Public Lands, and Water, and member of the House Committee on Natural Resources and Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, honored Earth Day.

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Jan 3, 2017 Photo Gallery

It was great to have my family with me for the swearing in of the 115th Congress. It’s an honor to represent San Antonians and our city in the House of Representatives.

Dec 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

Lifelong Texan Corporal Anselmo Castro bravely served in the U.S. Army in World War II. Sadly, Corporal Castro passed away this fall, but I was honored to present his family with five medals he earned during his service.

Dec 10, 2016 Photo Gallery

The San Antonio community has shown tremendous support for the recent wave of women and children who have been released from family detention centers in the region. I joined RAICES to thank our city for its compassion and to discuss ways we can continue to assist these folks in need.

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Videos

Jun 21, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro asked former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson about the security protecting our nation’s voting systems.

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Jun 20, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro speaks on the House floor in support of legislation that would enable more women to be involved in conflict prevention and resolution negotiations.

Jun 16, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro seeks reassurance from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that the State Department and White House are coordinated in their foreign policy discussions and decisions.

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