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Rep. Daniel Benishek
Grade Scoresheet
Updated April 27, 2015

This Congress (2015) C

The overall grade is calculated by averaging together the subject grades.Congress Members are assigned points based on their actions in each subject.

This Congress Overall Grade

3 actions50%C

Reduce Chain Migration

No Grade

Reduce Visa Lottery

No Grade

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

No Grade

Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

No Grade

Reduce Amnesty Enticements

3 actions50%C

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Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

No Grade

Challenge Status Quo

No Grade

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F-
0-5

F
6-15

D-
16-20

D
21-30

D+
31-35

C-
36-45

C
46-55

C+
56-65

B-
66-70

B
71-80

B+
81-85

A-
86-89

A
90-94

A+
95-100

Recent (2013 - 2015) C

The overall grade is calculated by averaging together the subject grades.Congress Members are assigned points based on their actions in each subject.

Overall Recent Grade

10 actions54%C

Reduce Chain Migration

No Grade

Reduce Visa Lottery

No Grade

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

No Grade

Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

No Grade

Reduce Amnesty Enticements

6 actions54%C

Show Actions

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

minimal action When a Member's actions in a category are very small and fail to reach a minimum threshold, we list the action (click "Show Actions") but don't give any grade.

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Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

minimal action When a Member's actions in a category are very small and fail to reach a minimum threshold, we list the action (click "Show Actions") but don't give any grade.

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Challenge Status Quo

minimal action When a Member's actions in a category are very small and fail to reach a minimum threshold, we list the action (click "Show Actions") but don't give any grade.

Total Points
0 out of 12 points

Reduce Chain Migration:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Visa Lottery:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Show Actions

F-
0-5

F
6-15

D-
16-20

D
21-30

D+
31-35

C-
36-45

C
46-55

C+
56-65

B-
66-70

B
71-80

B+
81-85

A-
86-89

A
90-94

A+
95-100

Career (2011 - 2015) A-

The overall grade is calculated by averaging together the subject grades.Congress Members are assigned points based on their actions in each subject.

Career Grade

23 actions88%A-

Reduce Chain Migration

No Grade

Reduce Visa Lottery

2 actions100%A+

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Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

No Grade

Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

No Grade

Reduce Amnesty Enticements

8 actions55%C

Show Actions

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

1 action100%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

minimal action When a Member's actions in a category are very small and fail to reach a minimum threshold, we list the action (click "Show Actions") but don't give any grade.

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

3 actions89% The effects of the actions taken by this Member in this category are strong enough to warrant a grade but not great enough to have earned the superlative grades of A and A+, which are reserved for Members who have been assertive enough to find and take actions beyond a moderate level. Regardless of the percentage score in these cases, a score of 89% and a grade of A-minus are the highest that can be achieved.A-

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Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

6 actions100%A+

Show Actions

Challenge Status Quo

minimal action When a Member's actions in a category are very small and fail to reach a minimum threshold, we list the action (click "Show Actions") but don't give any grade.

Total Points
8 out of 12 points

Reduce Chain Migration:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Visa Lottery:
Took Strong Positive Action

2 out of 2 points
good

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship:
Took Strong Positive Action

2 out of 2 points
good

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders:
Took Strong Positive Action

2 out of 2 points
good

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence:
Took Strong Positive Action

2 out of 2 points
good

Show Actions

F-
0-5

F
6-15

D-
16-20

D
21-30

D+
31-35

C-
36-45

C
46-55

C+
56-65

B-
66-70

B
71-80

B+
81-85

A-
86-89

A
90-94

A+
95-100

Representative Daniel Benishek

Daniel Benishek

Representative, Republican

Michigan, District 1 (Petsokey, Marquette, Escanaba)

Served in House: 2011-