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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jun 26, 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 today joined House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), and nineteen other Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members in demanding answers from Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, and Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar on the status and well-being of children separated from their parents at the border and detained by federal agencies.
Jun 26, 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:
Jun 21, 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 questions remaining after the historic United States-North Korea denuclearization meeting in Singapore, post G7 meeting fallout, the prospects for a looming trade war, and Russia’s nefarious behavior.
Jun 20, 2018

WASHINGTON—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, today made the following statement:

Jun 19, 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, today made the following statement:
Jun 19, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:
Jun 19, 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, made the following remarks on the House Floor against the Trump Administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families at the border:
Jun 18, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, made the following remarks at a roundtable with Members of Congress and local immigration advocates regarding the family separation crisis after visiting the Casa Padre and Casa Presidente immigration detention center facilities:
Jun 13, 2018
Congressional Tri-Caucus Chairs–composed of Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chair Judy Chu (CA-27), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Cedric Richmond (LA-02)–along with Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the CHC, today led a group of 19 lawmakers in raising concerns about repeated immigration raids taking place aboard Greyhound buses. In a letter to Greyhound’s CEO David Leach, the Members highlighted that such raids, under the guise of United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) “transportation checks,” violate the constitutional rights of the company’s customers and the Members’ constituents.
Jun 13, 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, today made the following statement:

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Photo Galleries

Dec 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

I joined Dr. Nicole Hurd and my brother Secretary Julián Castro to speak with an inspiring group of National College Advising Corps advisers who are working in communities across the nation to help young people achieve their dreams of going to college.

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Nov 30, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Dave Reichert, my fellow U.S.-Japan Caucus Co-Chair, and I met with a Keidanren delegation of business officials to discuss our nations’ economic partnership and strategic alliance.

Nov 28, 2016 Photo Gallery

The number of people with Alzheimer’s is rising in Texas and across the nation. This terrible disease takes a devastating emotional and financial toll on those whom it afflicts and their caretakers. I joined the Alzheimer’s Association: San Antonio & South Texas for an informative and moving discussion about Alzheimer’s and the urgent need to find a cure.

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Videos

Jun 9, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro joins Wolf Blitzer to discuss the major takeaways and developments from the House Intelligence Committee's hearing with former FBI Director James Comey.

May 23, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro speaks on the House floor about the dire conditions in Venezuela and the need for the United States to work with regional partners to help end the crisis.

May 23, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro questions former CIA Director John Brennan about Russian interference in the U.S. election during an open House Intelligence Committee hearing.

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