Washington, DC – Today, President Obama proposed $1.1 billion in new funding to combat opioid abuse and heroin addiction throughout the United States. Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) praised the increase in resources and called on Congress to adopt the proposal.
Auora, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster again invited constituents of the Eleventh Congressional District to participate in the “Valentines for Vets” program.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) responded to Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State address, arguing that Rauner has “misdiagnosed the source of Illinois’ fiscal problems.”
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement as “Implementation Day” of the Iran nuclear agreement is acknowledged:
Foster with State of the Union guest Tim Ryan
Foster with anti-heroin advocate Tim Ryan at Overdose Awareness Day in Chicago.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11), a PhD physicist and the only scientist in Congress, released the following statement on North Korea’s alleged nuclear test:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) called President Obama’s announcement of executive actions to curb gun violence “an important step.”
Aurora, IL – Congressman Bill Foster announced his office has recovered over $1.3 million for constituents in 2015.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted for the Omnibus Appropriations bill to fund the government through fiscal year 2016.
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It takes more than lasers and test tubes to perform the work that goes on each day at Argonne National Laboratory in Darien.
Two Democratic congressmen are proposing legislation that would strengthen penalties for unscrupulous notarios (notaries) and protect immigrants who fall victim to their schemes.
Dos congresistas demócratas, entre ellos el representante Ted Deutch de Boca Ratón, han presentado un proyecto de ley en la Cámara de Representantes para combatir a los polémicos notarios, personas que se hacen pasar por abogados o tramitadores de inmigración para así estafar a inmigrantes indocumentados, principalmente en comunidades donde viven mexicanos y centroamericanos.
O también de notarios sin escrúpulos. Para ponerles un alto, un congresista propuso una ley que protegería a los inmigrantes de la explotación legal.
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U.S. Rep. Bill Foster has introduced legislation targeting "notarios" who give immigrants fraudulent legal advice that can, at times, get them deported.
WASHINGTON -- Moderate Democrats working to gather support from Republicans for comprehensive immigration reform sent an ultimatum Friday to Speaker John Boehner: introduce a bill by Sept. 30 or they'll introduce their own.
Nihal Advani came to the U.S. from India to play college tennis and got a job at Microsoft after graduation, but couldn't get a work visa and had to move to Canada. Craig Ulliot is worried that he'll lose a promising young employee if she can't get an H-1B visa to stay in the U.S. and keep working at his startup.
For most immigrants, it is about the promise of a better life and an opportunity—the American Dream.
This past Saturday, July 21, was a day for them and for all immigrants who took part in the celebratory Day of the Immigrant 2013—Sharing our American Dream.