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Lawmakers Who Really Oppose Immigration Reform Come From Really White Districts

The members of congress who are most outspoken against immigration reform all have something in common: They have overwhelmingly white congressional districts. [Note: Stats are from the 2010 Census and include people who identify with multiple races so numbers may not add up to 100%.]

Posted on July 11, 2013, at 12:06 p.m. ET

1. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa)

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2. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.)

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3. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.)

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4. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.)

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5. Rep. John Fleming (R-La.)


6. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas)

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7. Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas)

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8. Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.)

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9. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)

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10. Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas)