Highly unlikely it would be approved. You cant have an intention to both visit temporarily and reside permanently in the US.
If you submitted the DS-260, then you're wasting your money applying for a B visa. If you did not, you can try. (It would be easier if you had the B visa already). It is wise to have an attorney assist you with all immigration applications. You should at least speak to an attorney, a good attorney. That's harmless, and you'll be glad you did. Most people who consider applying on their own, upon speaking with an immigration lawyer, request professional legal representation. A lawyer can easily demonstrate how much is involved in completing an immigration application, beyond filling out paperwork. There is considerable strategy involved, especially in this current anti-immigration climate, and unforgiving rules to sidestep. No reason to go it alone, especially when each application is kept by the U.S. government forever.
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Non, it will not be worth it, since, given that your wife already filed for an I-130 immigrant petition on your behalf, your application for B-1-B-2 will surely be denied. Desole.
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