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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Apr 25, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
Apr 17, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro, 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, this evening released the following statement:
Apr 17, 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, authored an op-ed in The Hill today making the foreign policy case for decriminalizing abortion in El Salvador:
Apr 17, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today welcomed approval by the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Global Electoral Exchange Act (H.R. 5274). Introduced with Rep. Mark Meadows (NC) last month, this bipartisan measure promotes international exchanges on best election practices and cultivates more secure democratic institutions around the world. This legislation supports broader U.S. national interests in advancing democracy worldwide and provide new market opportunities, improve global outcomes, and promote economic freedom and regional security. Congressman Castro’s full remarks from the markup follow:
Apr 17, 2018
Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Joaquin Castro (D-TX), and Don Beyer (D-VA) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions seeking information about allegations that the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the Department of Justice are engaging in illegal political discrimination when hiring immigration judges and members of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).
Apr 16, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
Apr 16, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro, First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released the following statement:
Apr 14, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:
Apr 11, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, made the following statement at a press conference about the mounting concerns of the Trump Administration’s decision to add a new citizenship question to the 2020 Census and congressional efforts to hold the Trump Administration accountable and halt the addition of this damaging question:
Apr 10, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, will join a press conference this Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 12:30pm ET about the mounting concerns of the Trump Administration’s decision to add a new citizenship question to the 2020 Census and congressional efforts to hold the Trump Administration accountable and halt the addition of this damaging question.

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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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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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