Why Ted Cruz Should Welcome Immigrants

It will surprise exactly no one that Ted Cruz is not a fan of immigration, but I suspect that few appreciate how nonsensical this is given his family history.

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Rafael Edward Cruz, who mocks Beto O’Rourke for using his lifelong nickname even though he goes by Ted, was born in Canada in 1970 and retained his Canadian citizenship until May 14, 2014.

His father, Rafael Bienvenido Cruz Diaz, was born in 1939 in Cuba, and came to the U.S. in 1957…

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Megan Smolenyak

Genealogical adventurer & storyteller who loves solving mysteries! You may not know me, but chances are you’ve seen my work. (www.MeganSmolenyak.com)