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Cruz in legal process to renounce
Canadian citizenship

CNN, by Staff

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 12/29/2013 3:42:22 PM

Sen. Ted Cruz has hired lawyers to help him get rid of his Canadian citizenship, the Republican from Texas told the Dallas Morning News in an interview published online Saturday night. "I have retained counsel that is preparing the paperwork to renounce the citizenship," he said, adding he expects the process to be completed in 2014. His office also confirmed the decision to CNN. Cruz has said in the past he planned to renounce his citizenship, but his latest remarks represent concrete steps he´s taking to actively do so. The first-term senator has said before that he wasn´t aware he was still legally tied

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Probably nothing much here to see, but if it keeps Madam Rodham awake at night, it is all worth it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 12/29/2013 4:07:04 PM     (No. 9671960)

My youngest Son was born in Canada. I was stationed at a Canadian Forces Base with the USAF. We registered his birth with the Counsel in Ottawa and as best as I can remember when he turned 18 and signed up for the draft, the Canadian part of his duel citizenship went away...? Of course BOTH of his parents were American citizens....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Susannah, 12/29/2013 4:20:53 PM     (No. 9671970)

Cue the eligibility argument.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hugh Akston, 12/29/2013 4:56:23 PM     (No. 9672004)

We need more Ted Cruz types...and I wonder how he is eligible to be a senator with active dual citizenship. I stand by all my previous comments that he is ineligible for the presidency. One cannot become a ´natural born citizen´ through legal channels. You either are...or not.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 12/29/2013 5:17:14 PM     (No. 9672021)

The United States did not recognize duel citizenship. Canada following British common law deemed all children born with British fathers as citizens.
So the chatter about President Arthur not being a born citizen was incorrect. He was an uncle to my Great grandmother and her family had records.
I say did not allow duel status because recent and secret tampering with the law seems to have changed the rules.
One other rule also doctored is the one about regaining citizenship citizenship for infants and small children that a parent wavered.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Harlowe, 12/29/2013 5:47:30 PM     (No. 9672050)

#3 - 14th Amendment, Title 8 U. S. Code, Section 1401: Citizenship: (g) a person born outside the geographical limits of the United States and its outlying possessions of parents one of whom is an alien, AND THE OTHER A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES WHO, PRIOR TO THE BIRTH OF SUCH PERSON, WAS PHYSICALLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES OR ITS OUTLYING POSSESSIONS FOR A PERIOD OR PERIODS TOTALING NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS, AT LEAST TWO OF WHICH WERE AFTER ATTAINING THE AGE OF FOURTEEN YEARS: (Snip)

His mother was reared in Delaware.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 12/29/2013 5:55:42 PM     (No. 9672058)


The hypocrisy of the media will be overwhelming.
Barack was born to a u.s. citizen and a Kenyan citizen. Kenya, in 1961, was part of the UK, and Barack was deemed, under British law, to be a british citizen. He was to have renounced that citizenship by age 21. There is no record of that.
Cruz was not born to a british citizen.
But that makes no difference. He will be declared constitutionally ineligible by CNN and the rest of the media.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 12/29/2013 7:46:50 PM     (No. 9672138)

The stipulation of being a citizen for five (5) years after the age of 14........obama´s mother was not quite old enough when he was born (if she is truly his bio mother) to confer citizenship to him. Papa (muslim)obama was a British Subject (if he is truly the sperm donor).

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