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Joaquin Castro

U.S. Representative, D-San Antonio

Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) is the First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

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Family values don’t stop at the border

Family unity is enshrined in international law, and the United States has protected this fundamental human right for decades. But we seem to have gone astray as the Trump administration separates immigrant children from their parents — a tactic employed to deter asylum seekers while at the same time creating leverage to fund a border wall in Congress.