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The millions of Americans who are ineligible to be president are excluded from an important part of the American Dream.

Gaspard, Valere (2022) The millions of Americans who are ineligible to be president are excluded from an important part of the American Dream. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (10 Mar 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

More than 20 million Americans are ineligible to become president because they were not born in the United States and obtained citizenship by naturalization. Valere Gaspard looks at the “tiers” of citizenship that Article II of the US Constitution creates by requiring the president to be a “natural born citizen”, writing that this restriction makes the US an outlier compared to most other liberal democracies which do not use a hierarchy of citizenship in determining eligibility for elected or appointed leaders.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 16 May 2022 11:06
Last Modified: 16 May 2022 11:06
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/114844

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