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Rep. Jim Costa
Grade Scoresheet
Updated September 02, 2015

This Congress (2015) 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 actions0%F-

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

4 actions0%F-

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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) 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

13 actions21%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

8 actions0%F-

Show Actions

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

2 actions0%F-

Show Actions

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.

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

3 actions50%C

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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
3 out of 12 points

Reduce Chain Migration:
Acted Negatively

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Visa Lottery:
Took Strong Positive Action

2 out of 2 points
good

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas:
Acted Negatively

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:
Took Weak Positive Action

1 out of 2 points
good

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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 - 2015) D

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

63 actions24%D

Reduce Chain Migration

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Visa Lottery

3 actions64%C+

Show Actions

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

5 actions1%F-

Show Actions

Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

4 actions7%F

Show Actions

Reduce Amnesty Enticements

13 actions0%F-

Show Actions

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

13 actions47%C

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

14 actions38%C-

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

25 actions39%C-

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
1 out of 12 points

Reduce Chain Migration:
Acted Negatively

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Visa Lottery:
Took Weak Positive Action

1 out of 2 points
good

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas:
Acted Negatively

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders:
Acted Negatively

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence:
Acted Negatively

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

Representative Jim Costa

Jim Costa

Representative, Democrat

California, District 16 (San Jose)

Served in House: 2005-