I need more info for your case. But you need a lawyer to explain the cultural differences and you can establish legally that this is your daughter. Serious question is HOW she came in the country
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Hire a lawyer and quit presiding in the "lost" state. It is complicated.
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In order for you to get the correct answer in you specific case you will need to provide a lot more information. Please consult an immigration attorney.
If your daughter entered on a non immigrant visa, you may not be able to get her U.S. passport by applying at the post office.
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