I am an LPR since June 2013.
My wife has already a B1/B2 visa. She is pregnant and due in June 2017.
I-130 with priority date December 2, 2016.
In order to neither miss the first months of my daughter's life nor disrupt my continuous presence in the US (for naturalization purposes), we are trying to maximize the time we can live together. Therefore, in addition to my visits to them, their trips to the US on my wife's B1/B2 visa would help us stay together as long as possible, without breaking any law.
How likely is she going to be admitted at the port of entry, explaining the CBP officers the situation and proving them that she truly just wants to visit me for as long as the law allows her to stay on a B1/B2 visa?
Possibly, an LPR's wife with new-born daughter will be admitted to the US on a B1/B2 visa while I-130 is pending if the officer is sympathetic.
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As the beneficiary of an approved I-130, she is no longer a nonimmigrant.. therefore, it is very possible that the Port of Entry may deny her admission and cancel the visa. If she is very very pregnant, I truly think her chances of admission are probably even lower. However, and this is a BIG however - every admission to the US is purely discretionary and the Port of Entry officers may feel particularly generous on a given day.. I know that's not helpful, but as you know, each request for admission is a new "case" to the officers.
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