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Rep. Jim Costa
Grade Scoresheet
Updated April 08, 2014

This Congress (2013 - 2014) F

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

4 actions13%F

Reduce Chain Migration

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Visa Lottery

1 action100%A+

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Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Amnesty Enticements

2 actions0%F-

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Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

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 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

10%F

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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 (2011 - 2014) D-

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

11 actions19%D-

Reduce Chain Migration

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Visa Lottery

1 action100%A+

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Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Amnesty Enticements

2 actions0%F-

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Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

4 actions25%D

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Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

5 actions44%C-

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Challenge Status Quo

10%F

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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

Career (2005 - 2014) D

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 Grade

54 actions22%D

Reduce Chain Migration

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Visa Lottery

3 actions64%C+

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Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

5 actions1%F-

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Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

4 actions7%F

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Reduce Amnesty Enticements

7 actions0%F-

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Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

12 actions50%C

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Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

14 actions38%C-

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Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

23 actions40%C-

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Challenge Status Quo

5%F-

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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

Representative Jim Costa

Jim Costa

Representative, Democrat

California, District 16 (San Jose)

Served in House: 2005-