Your wife can certainly petition for you to be accorded permanent residence. However, due to quota issues it will be a number of years before a visa will be available. Additionally, whether you will be eligible for apply for adjustment of status is unclear by your reference to a "special" visa.
Consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can review your case and advise you how best to proceed.
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Like Mr. Devore, we'd need to know more about this 'special' visa.
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There is no such thing as a "special visa." Your wife can petition for you but it is probably best if she becomes a citizen first. Before doing anything hire an attorney and have them figure your situation out. My firm handles these types of cases.
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I don't know what a special visa is. Your wife can petition for you but it will take at least three years before you get a green card. If she can become a citizen it will go much faster. You need to speak with a lawyer.
I agree in that I have never heard of a "special visa". Entering with a visa is a good thing, however. Your best bet is for your wife to become a citizen and then petition for you. I'd love to help.