“ Natural-born citizens are those who are citizens of the Philippines from birth without having to perform any act to acquire or perfect their Philippine citizenship. Those who elect Philippine citizenship in accordance with paragraph (3), Section 1 hereof shall be deemed natural-born citizens.”
Do not have to perform any act to acquire citizenship
Johnny Dela Cruz migrated to the US when he was 21 and elected to renounce his Philippine citizenship and embrace American citizenship. However, on his retirement, he decided to retire in the Philippines, thus he decided to reacquire his Philippine citizenship. Can he be considered a natural-born Philippine citizen?