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Rep. Joaquín Castro Campaigning for Hillary in Iowa

Rep. Joaquín Castro, the identical twin brother of HUD Secretary Julián Castro, will be campaigning in Iowa for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillar
Image: Luis Gutierrez, Linda Sanchez, Loretta Sanchez, Joaquin Castro, Xavier Becerra, Ben Ray Lujan, Tony Cardenas,  Juan C. Vargas
Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, center, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, during a Congressional Hispanic Caucus news conference to discuss their efforts to implement President Barack Obama's immigration executive action to delay deportations of immigrant children. From left are, Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., Rep. Juan C. Vargas, D-Calif., Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., Castro, Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., and Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Rep. Joaquín Castro, the identical twin brother of HUD Secretary Julián Castro, will be campaigning in Iowa for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton in Iowa this weekend.

The Clinton campaign confirmed that Castro, a Democrat, would be campaigning on Clinton's behalf while he is in Iowa for another event.

Castro's political staff said they were working on Castro's schedule for Iowa and it was not yet final.

Along with his brother, Castro is considered an up and comer in the Democratic party, which has seen strong support from Latino voters over the years. Julián Castro has been considered a potential vice presidential runningmate to Clinton in 2016.

Castro is part of a lineup of speakers at an event Sunday called Progress Iowa Corn Feed sponsored by Progress Iowa. It will bring together several congressional leaders, candidates and others to discuss progressive ideas.

The event is in Des Moines and tickets are selling for $30 general admission and $150 for a VIP reception.

The advocacy group describes itself as an advocacy group with an online community of 60,000. The group states it advocates for a stronger middle clas, first-class public education and fariness for all Iowans under the law.

Clinton was endorsed by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday and was visiting Iowa Wednesday where she would be laying out her plan for rural communities and agriculture.

On Tuesday, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley criticized Clinton for not attending a Saturday forum on immigration in western Iowa. Spokeswoman Xochitl Hinojosa said on Tuesday that although Clinton was unable to attend the event, "she looks forward to continuing a conversation with voters in Iowa and across the country about the importance of fixing our broken immigration system."

Immigration is considered a key issue to agriculture because an overwhelming majority of workers in Americas fields and agricultural plants are not in the U.S. legally and lack legal permission to work.