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Is Obama eligible to be President of U.S.?

Is Obama eligible to be President of U.S.?

Is Obama eligible to be President of U.S.?

According to the U.S. Constitution the right to citizenship is based on two situations: people born on U.S. territory persons born from U.S. parents. The law stipulates that a person born in territories under U.S. jurisdiction automatically becomes an American citizen. Also, with some exceptions, children born of American parents that live on a foreign territory, receive the U.S. citizenship.

The conspiracy theory, which denies the legitimacy of the election of President Obama, comes from circles opposing Obama. Launched before the elections, the President’s legitimacy issue, occasionally becomes a top news in newspapers or online. According to this theory Obama was born in Kenya, not Hawaii, and the birth certificate presented is a fake. (more…)