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Denial of applications not arbitrary, capricious

Where an applicant alleged the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, was arbitrary and capricious when it allegedly delayed and ultimately denied her applications, the agency was granted summary judgment. Its decisions bore a “rational connection” to the ...

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Virginia recognizes Ghanaian ‘customary law’ divorce

Where two citizens of Ghana were divorced pursuant to Ghanaian customary law, Virginia would recognize that divorce, although neither person was present nor domiciled in Ghana at the time. Background Barbara Boateng and Kingsley Kwame Gyasi — both Ghanaian citizens ...

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