Ted Cruz: Neither a Natural Born Citizen Nor “Trusted”

Generally, under Canada’s Citizenship Act of 1947, those born in Canada were automatically citizens at birth unless their parent was a foreign diplomat. So, Ted Cruz, the lawyer who graduated from Harvard Law School and who successfully argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, who got a passport in 1986 so that he could travel to Great Britain for a high school class trip, who is a U.S. Senator, who knew that one born in the United States while subject to its jurisdiction (which includes birth to alien parents) is a citizen of the United States, who knew that one who is born in the United States (the place of his birth) who leaves the U.S. even one minute after his birth is still a U.S. citizen, who knew that in the United States one can get a U.S. passport by presenting a U.S. birth certificate showing that one was born in the United States (the place of his birth), who knew that his father was born in Cuba and that his place of birth made him a Cuban citizen, who knew that his mother was born in the U.S. and that her place of birth made her a U.S. citizen, and who knew that he himself was born in Canada (the place of is birth) to parents neither of whom were foreign diplomats, did not know that his being born in Canada made him a Canadian citizen? Now really?

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