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Rep. Joe Barton's Immigration-Reduction Report Card

Updated July 21, 2017

This Congress (2017) C

Overall Grade History
1989
2018

This Congress Overall Grade

5 actions50%

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

1 action0%F-

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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.

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

2 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
0 out of 18 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 Refugee and Asylum Fraud:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Amnesty Enticements:
Acted Negatively

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards:
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:
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

Recent (2015 - 2017) C

Overall Grade History
1989
2018

Overall Recent Grade

18 actions49%

Reduce Chain Migration

No Grade

Reduce Visa Lottery

No Grade

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

2 actions0%F-

Show Actions

Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

1 action0%F-

Show Actions

Reduce Amnesty Enticements

8 actions99%A+

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.

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

No Grade

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

4 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
0 out of 18 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:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Amnesty Enticements:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship:
No Grade

0 out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards:
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:

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 (1989 - 2017) A+

Overall Grade History
1989
2018

Career Grade

119 actions95%

Reduce Chain Migration

6 actions96%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Visa Lottery

10 actions99%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas

14 actions82%B+

Show Actions

Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud

16 actions98%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Amnesty Enticements

18 actions98%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship

1 action100%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards

27 actions95%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders

30 actions100%A+

Show Actions

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence

47 actions93%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
0 out of 18 points

Reduce Chain Migration:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Visa Lottery:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Unnecessary Worker Visas:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Refugee and Asylum Fraud:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Amnesty Enticements:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Illegal Immigration at Borders:

out of 2 points
bad

Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence:

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 Joe Barton

Joe Barton

Representative, Republican

Texas, District 6 (Arlington, Ennis)

Served in House: 1985-