Archive for July, 2009

Obama eligible for presidency on two counts

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

You have probably heard about it. President Obama is not entitled to be President because he was not born in the United States. Not because Hawaii was not a state yet, as Hawaii was admitted to the Union on August 21, 1959, and Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961 (I know, younger than me, too), but because he was actually born abroad. Not that there is any proof he was born abroad, but because of some concerns about…

Test results from my June 20 posting of an immigration test.

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

Put your pencils down. Here are the answers to the true-false quiz I posted on June 20.  Let’s review them. 1. Once an alien becomes a permanent resident, her or she automatically gets to stay in the United States even if he or she commits crimes, unless the crimes are very serious in nature or endanger national security. False. Permanent residents, even those who entered the United States as infants and have never been back to their countries of origin,…