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Tag: natural born citizen

  • Citizenship Issues and the Presidential Elections in the Philippines

    —Dante Gatmaytan, University of the Philippines, College of Law There is an issue shadowing the presidential elections in the Philippines in May 2016. The leading candidate is Senator Mary Grace Poe Llamanzares. Senator Poe (she does not use her husband’s name) was the daughter of movie royalty but she stayed out of the limelight for most of her life.