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Can a US Citizen run for President if heshe is a registered Citizen of a foreign country?

If you were born here, you are a citizen by right of birth. So, you are eligible to be president. 6 previous US Presidents had foreign born parents. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) is the only president born of two immigrants, both Irish. Presidents with one immigrant parent are Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809), whose mother was born in England, James Buchanan (1857-1861) and Chester Arthur (1881-1885), both of whom had Irish fathers, and Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921) and Herbert Hoover (1929-1933), whose mothers were born respectively in England and Canada. Obama will be the 7th US President with at least one foreign born President, since his father was a Kenyan native. His mother was born in Kansas. On a side note, you do not have to be born in the US to be a "natural born citizen" which is one of the requirements to become president per the constitution. John McCain was born in the foreign nation of Panama. But, since his parents were US Citizens, he automatically became a citizen at birth. He was "naturally born" a US citizen and is thus eligible to hold the office of President. Also, recent arguments that due to Obama's father not being a naturalized citizen he is ineligible to serve are moot, as are even claims that he was born in other countries, i.e. Kenya, as a part of the Constitution states that even if one parent is an alien, as long as the other is a U.S. citizen that has lived for at least 5 years in the U.S.A., then regardless of where that person is born, they are considered a U.S. citizen until alternate citizenship status is obtained.

How long do you have to be a citizen to be elected as President?

His whole life - The president must be a natural born US citizen and be at least 35 years old. ( So, you can say he must have been a citizen for the longer of all his life and 35 years. ) The president must also have actually lived in the US for 14 years.

What is an amendment introduced by a private citizen?

Amendments to the US Constitution cannot be introduce by a private citizen. Amendments can only be introduced by a member of Congress.

When was the law passed that you need to be born in the USA to be president?

According to the United States Constitution, to become president you not only have to be a citizen of the U.S., you have to be a natural-born citizen. A natural-born citizen is someone born on US soil or on foreign soil, but to parents who are US citizens.

Can a British citizen be president of USA?

No. The US Constitution requires the president to be a natural born citizen of the United States. It also requires a president to be at least 35 years old and 14 years a resident of this country. So not only could a British citizen not be president, but even a British citizen who gave up British citizenship and became a naturalized US citizen cannot be president.

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Can the president vote for the next president?

Yes, the president is eligible to vote for the next president, but , of course, he gets only one vote like every other citizen.

With only a few expectations every citizen of the US who is over the age of what is eligible to vote?

An American citizen, attaining the age of 18 or older (and not disqualified for any other reason) is allowed to cast a ballot in the United States. It is also law for any person 18 or older to register for the draft.

How and where do you need to apply for passport to travel to Vietnam if you only have a Permanent Alien Card?

You can only apply for a Vietnamese passport if you are a citizen of Vietnam or eligible to be naturalized. So even if you have an alien residence card but is not eligible for citizenship, you can't get one.

Can you use your EHIC in France?

Only if you are a citizen from a EU country (but some exceptions exist); see the list of territories at the link below.

What date does not fall every year?

February 29th - only once every four years (so not every year) on average; there are exceptions to the rule.

Can a person represent Utah in the senate if they have only been a citizen for eight years?

To be eligible for the U. S. Senate, a person needs to have been a U. S. citizen for at least nine years when he/she takes office on January 3.

Passport for Austria?

If you are an EU (European Union) citizen,you can use only the ID (Identity document) to travel to Austria. If you are not a EU citizen (USA,Canada) you can use only the passport to travel to Austria. Exists exceptions like:Swiss citizens can use only the ID to travel to any EU country,including Austria.

The exceptions to the rule that every chromosome is part if a homologous pair are the?

The exceptions to the rule that every chromosome is part of a homologous pair are the gametes. Gametes are eggs and sperm, and each cell has only 23 chromosomes, which form pairs in the zygote after fertilization.

Is prostitution illegal in Thailand?

Yes. prostitution is illegal in nearly every country worldwide, with only a few exceptions.

Is Ted Cruz eligible to become president based on citizenship?

Some people say no, citing the "natural born citizen" wording as meaning only born in the geographic boundaries of the country. Others say that the phrase has meant (since before the American Revolutionary war) a more expanded interpretation of citizenship, and that yes, he is eligible, as the natural-born child of a citizen.

Can an immigrant ever become president?

No. Only a natural born citizen is eligible to become President of the United States.

Can an 80-year old person who became a US citizen at the age of 21 hold the office of president?

No, only those who have been U.S. citizens since birth are eligible.