When was Barack Obama Sr a foreign exchange student from Kenya?
He studied at the University of Hawaii from 1959 to 1962 when he moved on to Harvard on a graduate scholarship. He received his Masters in 1965 and went back to Kenya.
Not at all. This is an internet myth. President Obama was born in Hawaii in 1961, so he attended Columbia as a natural born US citizen; he received financial aid in the form of grants and student loans, and was never considered a foreign student because he was American by birth. It was his father, Barack Obama, Sr., who was from Kenya and studied in the US as a foreign exchange student.
No, there is no credible evidence of it. President Obama was born in Hawaii, spent much of his youth there, graduated from high school there, and attended American colleges (including Harvard Law School) as an American student. Sadly, there are a number of myths about the president on the internet, including some from the "Birthers," who refuse to believe that he is an American. But all of the reliable sources indicate he was never a…
President Obama is an American. He was born in Hawaii and that is part of the 50 states. So, he didn't "come" to America. He was already here. But if you are asking about Barack Obama's father, who had the same name as his son, Barack Senior came from Kenya, which is in Africa. He came here as an exchange student to study at the University of Hawaii.
Barack Obama's father was Barack H. Obama, Sr., (1936 - 1982), who was originally from Kenya. He and Ann Dunham, the President's mother, met while they were students at the University of Hawaii. His father was an international student from Kenya on scholarship. Dunham and Obama Sr. married in 1961 and were divorced in 1964, eventually Barack Obama, Sr. returned to Africa. Both went on to remarry.
Barack Obama's mother Stanley Ann Dunham, married Barack Obama, Sr. a student from Kenya. She and Barack were married in a private ceremony on February 2, 1961. Her second marriage was to Lolo Soetoro, another East-West Center student from Indonesia. Source: http://www.biography.com/articles/Barack-Obama-12782369 http://www.biography.com/articles/Ann-Dunham-434238
Barack Obama's mother was a college student in Hawaii when Barack was born; she later became an anthropologist (specializing in women's roles in Indonesia) and a professor. His biological father, who was not in his life much after young Barack was two, ultimately returned to Kenya, where he worked as an economist for the government.
Barack Obama's father was a young man when he came from Kenya to America to study at the University of Hawaii. He married Barack's mom (Ann Dunham) and young Barack was born. While in the United States, his dad studied economics, and ultimately returned to Kenya, where he worked as an economist for the government.
President Barack Obama was born on Friday, August 4, 1961, at 7:24 pm in Kapiolani Maternity and Gynecological Hospital, in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, USA. That makes him a "Natural Born Citizen" of the USA. He has not lived in Kenya and has no other citizenship besides his American citizenship. President Barack Obama's biological father, Barack Obama, Sr. was born in and a citizen of Kenya.