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Sen. Richard Shelby's Immigration-Reduction Report Card

Updated October 22, 2017

This Congress (2017) C-

Overall Grade History
1989
2018

This Congress Overall Grade

4 actions40%

Reduce Chain Migration

No Grade

Reduce Visa Lottery

No Grade

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

1 action0%F-

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Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

No Grade

Reduce Amnesty Enticements

No Grade

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

2 actions100%A+

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Challenge Status Quo

20%D-

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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 (2015 - 2017) A-

Overall Grade History
1989
2018

Overall Recent Grade

19 actions88%

Reduce Chain Migration

No Grade

Reduce Visa Lottery

No Grade

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

4 actions87%A-

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Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

1 action100%A+

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Reduce Amnesty Enticements

7 actions100%A+

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Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

No Grade

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

5 actions100%A+

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Challenge Status Quo

54%C

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 (1989 - 2017) A-

Overall Grade History
1989
2018

Career Grade

106 actions89%

Reduce Chain Migration

17 actions97%A+

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Reduce Visa Lottery

6 actions100%A+

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Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

39 actions45%C-

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Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

7 actions100%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Amnesty Enticements

30 actions99%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

10 actions100%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

22 actions95%A+

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Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

24 actions92%A

Show Actions

Challenge Status Quo

81%B+

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

Senator Richard Shelby

Richard Shelby

Senator, Republican

AL

Served in House: 1979-1987
Served in Senate: 1987-