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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Sep 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 released a Diplomatic Cable episode on the global refugee crisis featuring former British Foreign Secretary, current President and CEO of International Rescue Committee (IRC), and son of refugees David Miliband:
Sep 25, 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 $499,997 of federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) for research in developing machine learning techniques that investigate ways to prevent powerful cyber-attacks.
Sep 25, 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 released the following statement marking National Voter Registration Day:
Sep 25, 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 $2,000,000 of federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) towards the Center for Health Care Services (CHCS), the local mental health authority for San Antonio and Bexar County. This grant is intended to help CHCS expand their availability of integrated physical and behavioral health care in the San Antonio community.
Sep 18, 2018
Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02) and Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), co-chairs and co-founders of the Congressional Caucus on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), introduced the Southeast Asia Strategy Act to enhance U.S. engagement in Southeast Asia and assure critical partners in the region of the United States’ strong support.
Sep 15, 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 issued the following statement marking Hispanic Heritage Month:
Sep 14, 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:
Sep 13, 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 President Trump featuring Council on Foreign Relations President Dr. Richard Haass:
Sep 13, 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:

 

Sep 7, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committees on Foreign Affairs and Intelligence and Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ First Vice Chair; Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus; and Ranking Member Eliot L. Engel, top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, led 24 Democratic lawmakers in urging the U.S. State Department to halt all inappropriate denials of passports to U.S. citizens of Hispanic American descent. In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Members specifically demanded that the State Department review this practice immediately following reports that passports were denied to Hispanic-American citizens along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.

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Oct 27, 2016 Photo Gallery

It was great to join Jim Montoya of The College Board and Dr. Nicole Hurd of the National College Advising Corps for a discussion about ways we can improve college enrollment and graduation rates by increasing the number of guidance counselors in America’s schools.

Oct 22, 2016 Photo Gallery

Thank you to the local veterans who came to my office's resource fair this morning and to all the organizations that participated and shared information about the assistance they provide. I want to offer a special thanks to Marlan Waldrop of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Houston Regional Benefit Office and Dr.

Oct 20, 2016 Photo Gallery

Today I was proud to help announce a $586K federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice that will support the Rape Crisis Center and San Antonio Police Department's efforts to combat human trafficking in Texas.

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Videos

Mar 29, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro reiterates his call for Intelligence Committee Chairman Nunes' recusal and emphasizes the importance of the House's investigation into Russia's attack on the 2016 election.

Mar 27, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro explains why House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes should recuse himself from the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

Mar 21, 2017 Video

Following the House Intelligence Committee's public hearing with FBI Director Jim Comey and NSA Director Mike Rogers, Congressman Castro discusses the ongoing investigation with Chris Cuomo on CNN's New Day.

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