is there a high school exchange program she can qualify for - but i guess it may cost a lot. or can we adopt her in her country, and bring her on non-immigrant visa, and somehow change her status of visa?
This is more complex than your question indicates. First, you must be a US citizen in order to confer benefits on an adoptive child. Second, she must be adopted before the age of 16. Finally, she needs to be in your legal and physical custody for 2 years before she can receive any immigration benefits through you and your husband. See below.
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