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Jul 27, 2013 In The News

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.

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Jul 23, 2013 In The News

DREAMers.

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.

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Jul 21, 2013 In The News

Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) meet today with a diverse group of business and community leaders from the 11th district to discuss comprehensive immigration reform, including members from the Indian, Polish, African American and Hispanic Communities.

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Jul 15, 2013 In The News

With the U.S. Congress failing to act, interest rates on federally-subsidized student loans doubled this week.

Effective July 1, the rates for Federal Stafford Loans went from 3.4 to 6.8 percent, meaning that without congressional action, the 7 million students using the program will see a $4,000 increase on their average debt of $27,000.

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Jul 13, 2013 In The News

Rep. Foster stopped by Loaves and Fishes to volunteer and speak with clients about the importance of food assistance. This comes after House Republicans passed the Farm Bill without funding for SNAP.

Video available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuTwFpU7_aI&feature=youtu.be

Jul 12, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-Naperville) paid a visit to the Aurora Interfaith Food Pantry Friday, a day after the House Republican leadership voted in favor of a farm bill that did not include a nutrition assistance program for low-income families and seniors.

Jul 4, 2013 In The News
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Jul 1, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, announced that he has become a cosponsor of H.R. 2250, the Spending Reduction Act, which would provide a responsible approach to deficit reduction and replace many of the mindless, across the board cuts implemented through sequestration.

Jun 27, 2013 In The News
Francis Dryden and Daniel Rupp, both veterans from Bolingbrook, recently flew to D.C. as part of the Honor Flight of Chicago. 

Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) greeted veterans at the World War II Memorial. The group included veterans from Will, DuPage and Kane counties. 

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Jun 21, 2013 In The News

Among the things he saw Friday in downtown Joliet, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster noticed in particular the new Joliet Junior College building going up.

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