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Can you be the President of the United States if you were Not born in this country or their territories?

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Sure. Anyone born outside the US to an American mother or father, who had resided in the US for a certain number of years prior to the birth, is a lex sanguinaris natural born citizen. John McCain was born in Panama Canal, and that wasnt an impediment. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural-born-citizen_clause

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You could, but it would take some serious convincing.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/President_of_the_United_States#Eligibility

The first requirement is that you be a natural-born citizen of the United States. What a natural-born citizen is has been open for interpretation for a long time, but basically as long as a person is born a U.S. citizen, they meet the first eligibility requirement. A child born to U.S. parents abroad could rightfully be considered a natural-born citizen.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural-born_citizen_of_the_United_States#Contemporary_interpretations

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Considering that none of our first Presidents were born in the US or territories ... LOL
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I'm pretty sure that was just to help establish precedent <.<

Who was the first natural-born citizen president?
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Martin Van Buren ... 8th President of the USA
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Wow. That's quite an established precedent. Thanks!
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It is possible for one to become a president of the United States despite having not been born there. As long as one is currently legally an American citizen, he has a right to contest for the seat of the president.

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It is totally against the law to become president or even be in the Senate if you were not born in the U.S. Which is one reason to impeach the president. His birth certificates are phony, and the experts have proved it. He was born in what is now Kenya.

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You need to learn the law AND move past this birther nonsense.
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So since Sen. Cruz was born in Canada he should not have been able to be a Senator for the U.S. and he can't run for POTUS?
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I think you should read the link in my post and re-think this. The law of lex sanguinaris is clear. Otherwise, children born on a military base overseas would not be a citizen-- and they are.
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Only if your parents are citizens at the time of your birth

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