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Is Ted Cruz, Born in Canada, Eligible for the Presidency?

By on January 8, 2016 in Government, Immigration, International

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s foreign birth is raising questions — most notably from Republican rival Donald Trump — about whether Cruz is eligible for the presidency under the Constitution.

“Two prominent lawyers who served as U.S. solicitor general, one under President Obama and the other under President George W. Bush, said the history of the Constitution and the first naturalization law resolved any doubts,” reports The Los Angeles Times.

The report adds that Cruz could expect legal challenges, but those lawsuits probably would gain little traction in the courts.

Read the report.