Ted Cruz Is No Longer A Canadian Citizen | KERA News

Ted Cruz Is No Longer A Canadian Citizen

Jun 10, 2014
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Sen. Ted Cruz was notified Tuesday that he no longer has Canadian citizenship, something he automatically received because his parents were living in Canada when he was born. Cruz, a possible presidential candidate in 2016, filed papers to renounce his Canadian citizenship. He is a U.S. citizen because his mother is an American but the debate over whether he is "natural born" and qualified to be president may not be over.

Source: Washingtonpost

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) is now 100 percent American. The tea party favorite announced last summer that he would takes steps to renounce his Canadian citizenship after the Dallas Morning News pointed out that he probably remained a citizen there by virtue of his birth.

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