Presidents with immigrant parents

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I can't believe we're still hearing this stupidity.

Actually Thom, Jefferson was the first president with one foreign born parent. BOTH of Andrew Jackson's parents were Irish immigrants:

Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) is the only president born of two immigrants, both Irish. Presidents with one immigrant parent are Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809), whose mother was born in England, James Buchanan (1857-1861) and Chester Arthur (1881-1885), both of whom had Irish fathers, and Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921) and Herbert Hoover (1929-1933), whose mothers were born respectively in England and Canada.

Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_former_presidents_had_foreign_parents#ixzz1NTuOm9vt

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Everyone needs to GET OVER IT!. If anybody brings this topic up again, just have them read U.S. Code title 8 section 1401. The definition of who is considered national born is listed. The president meets the requirments.

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