If you're sure you want to get married, and you didn't have the intent to get married when she came, then get married now. It's much easier.
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A is the most feasible and fiscally responsible choice, provided both enter in a bona fide genuine marriage, not to skirt the U.S. immigration law.
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Get married now, and apply for adjustment of status.
Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration experience. His response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
If you have the intention to make a life with this woman and not for her to just get a green card, then, you should marry her now and apply for file for adjusment of status to get her green card.
You would choose the option which best suits you. If you wish to live together in the U.S. without flexibility of travel, marry and apply to adjust status. If your spouse would like to continue to travel and rather wait to get green card abroad, consular process.
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