Barack Obama Sr. was a native of Kenya and therefore a British subject until 1963, when Kenya formally gained its independence. At that time, he became a Kenyan citizen. More » History Modern History US History

Michelle Obama, the 44th first lady and wife of President Barack Obama, was born on Jan. 17, 1964, making her 50 years old as of 2014. The first lady was born in Chicago, Ill., with the name Michelle LaVaughn Robinson be... More » Government & Politics Foreign Laws

As of 2015, President Barack Obama's immigration policy includes reforming immigration laws by focusing on deporting felons instead of families, according to the White House. The administration's plans include increasing... More » Government & Politics Immigration
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Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th president of the United States, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Aug. 4, 1961. His mother. Ann Dunham, came from Kansas, and his father, also named Barack Hussein Obama, was from Kenya. More » History Modern History US History

Barack Obama is 6 feet 1 inch tall. This ties him with Andrew Jackson, Chester Arthur and Ronald Reagan as the eighth-tallest U.S. president. Malia Obama, his daughter, is the same height as of 2014. More » History Modern History US History