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Ted Cruz still a dual US-Canadian citizen

Dan_NV Wrote: Jan 03, 2014 9:28 PM
This is going to be an issue if Ted Cruz actually does decide to become a candidate for the presidency. The left, and not what can be considered a small segment on the right, were merciless against those who questioned Obama's citizenship. Will we see the same denunciation of the "birthers" on the left as we saw against right? Oh, right.

TORONTO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz vowed months ago to renounce his Canadian citizenship by the end of 2013, but the Calgary-born Republican is still a dual citizen.

Cruz, 43, recently said in an interview with the Dallas Morning News that lawyers are preparing the paperwork to renounce citizenship, just as he said in August.

Richard Kurland, a Vancouver-based immigration attorney, wonders what's taking so long. Kurland said Friday that unless there's a security or mental health issue that hasn't been disclosed, renouncing citizenship is a simple, quick process.

"If he's attempting to bring our system into disrepute by suggesting it's lengthy and...