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Jun 6, 2013 Press Release
Opposes Republican Attempts To Deport Immigrant Children

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against H.R. 2217, an appropriations bill which included a “poison pill” amendment that would attempt to expedite the deportation of Dreamers, children brought into the country illegally while under the age of 16.

Jun 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Bill Foster (IL-11) and Ted Deutch (FL-21) introduced the Deutch-Foster amendment to end the costly and inhumane practice of imposing arbitrary immigrant detention requirements.  The legislation would strike language in the Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act that requires Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to have at least 34

Jun 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Bill Foster (IL-11) and Ted Deutch (FL-21) introduced the Deutch-Foster amendment to end the costly and inhumane practice of imposing arbitrary immigrant detention requirements.  The legislation would strike language in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act that requires Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to ha

Jun 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted in support of H.R. 2216, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act and to take action to reduce the backlog in VA benefits claims. 

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May 23, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) voted against H.R.

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May 23, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DCWashington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced the 21st Century STEM Competitive Jobs Act, along with Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-14), Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), Joe Kennedy (MA-4), Rep. Jim Langevin (RI-2), Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-2), Rep.

May 23, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) released the following statement on his vote against H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act:

May 17, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) spoke against H.R. 1062, the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act and called for increased support for SEC regulators tasked with preventing fraud and protecting our financial markets.

May 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Representatives Bill Foster, Tammy Duckworth, Mike Quigley and Brad Schneider submitted a letter to U.S.

May 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) became a cosponsor of H.R.

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