Byron York: Heidi Cruz says ‘Ted is an immigrant’
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Heidi Cruz told supporters one of her husband’s greatest strengths was that he is an immigrant.”
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Byron York: “Ted is an immigrant,” Mrs. Cruz said, emphasizing the word “is.”
“GREENFIELD, Ind. — At a campaign stop just days before the critical Indiana primary, Heidi Cruz, wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, said one of her husband’s strengths in the campaign is that he “is an immigrant.”
“Ted is an immigrant,” Mrs. Cruz said, emphasizing the word “is.” “He is Hispanic.”
Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada but who is an American citizen by birth, has come under withering fire from rival Donald Trump over his Canadian birth. Trump has questioned whether Cruz is constitutionally eligible to be president. (Most legal experts believe there is no question that Cruz is, but the matter has not been litigated.) And Trump has mocked Cruz, whose given name is Rafael Edward Cruz and whose mother is American and whose father is Cuban, over the circumstances of his birth.”
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– Not so certain that I would characterize the consensus as ‘most legal experts’ by any means.
The only poll that counts for the law is the courts./CJ
Proof that Ted Cruz did not become a US citizen at birth
“In order for Ted Cruz to have “become” a US citizen at birth in 1970, his mother would have had to retain exclusive citizenship to the US and filed a CRBA (Consular Report of Birth Abroad) to “obtain” exclusive US citizenship at the time for her son Ted and renounced his automatic “naturally acquired” Canadian citizenship.
The process in itself is considered a very abbreviated form of “naturalization”, thereby making such persons born outside of the OFFICIAL territories of the United States absolutely ineligible to become President of these United States in at least this one circumstance alone.
Given that Canadian law did not allow dual citizenship at the time, then IF his mother filed a CRBA in 1970, his Canadian citizenship would likely have needed to be renounced before a new US citizenship could be granted.”
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