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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jul 10, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, made the following remarks at a press conference with the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), Define American, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03) , Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) shedding light on the Administration’s brutal zero-tolerance policy that led to the separation of migrant children from their families and failure to meet the July 10th deadline set by Judge Dana Sabraw that would swiftly reunite these children with their families.
Jul 10, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today joined 43 other House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Armed Services Committee Democrats in a joint statement on President Trump’s attendance at the NATO Summit and his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Jul 5, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, announced $500,000 of federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support strengthening cyberinfrastructure:
Jul 5, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, announced $499,992 of federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the University of Texas-San Antonio’s research into scalability issues involving in multi-core processors:
Jul 5, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released a Diplomatic Cable episode on U.S. foreign policy in disarray under the Trump Administration that touches upon the President’s decision to lift penalties on Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE, how to bring foreign leaders to the diplomatic table, the role of women in fostering peace and security in conflict, and the possibility of mutual defense agreements in cyberspace.
Jul 3, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s conclusions released today on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election:
Jun 28, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on intelligence, and Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Homeland Security Committee, today welcomed approval by the Foreign Affairs Committee of their bipartisan measure, the Rescuing Animals with Rewards Act (H.R. 6197).
Jun 28, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), a senior member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, introduced the Restoring Oversight for Members of Congress Act (H.R. 6260/S.3154) concurrently today in the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.
Jun 28, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led a CHC leadership letter to Secretary Mattis calling for him to brief the CHC on the Department of Defense’s plans to use military facilities to house migrant families and children.
Jun 27, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today made the following statement:

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Photo Galleries

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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