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Sen. Richard Shelby's Immigration-Reduction Report Card

Updated September 28, 2016

This Congress (2015 - 2016) A

Overall Grade History
1989
2016

This Congress Overall Grade

15 actions90%

Reduce Chain Migration

No Grade

Reduce Visa Lottery

No Grade

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

3 actions100%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

3 actions100%A+

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Challenge Status Quo

50%C

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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 - 2016) A+

Overall Grade History
1989
2016

Overall Recent Grade

24 actions97%

Reduce Chain Migration

2 actions100%A+

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Reduce Visa Lottery

No Grade

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

5 actions100%A+

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Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

3 actions100%A+

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Reduce Amnesty Enticements

12 actions100%A+

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Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

2 actions100%A+

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Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

5 actions100%A+

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Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

4 actions100%A+

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Challenge Status Quo

80%B

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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 (1989 - 2016) A

Overall Grade History
1989
2016

Career Grade

102 actions92%

Reduce Chain Migration

17 actions98%A+

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Reduce Visa Lottery

6 actions100%A+

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Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

38 actions61%C+

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Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

7 actions100%A+

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Reduce Amnesty Enticements

30 actions99%A+

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Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

10 actions100%A+

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Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

22 actions95%A+

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Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

22 actions91%A

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Challenge Status Quo

85%B+

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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

Senator Richard Shelby

Richard Shelby

Senator, Republican

AL

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