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Hi. I am a US resident (holding green card). my wife and my first kid is in Hong Kong. Wife and 1st kid are Hong Kong citizens.
I am planning to have a 2nd kid. this is my plan: my wife comes to US to deliver the baby and the baby becomes a US citizen. My wife will apply tour visa to come to US.
my question is:
after my wife and baby goes back to Hong Kong. I will file the petition I-130 to apply my family to come to US, it will take 3~4 years. my 2nd kid will be a US citizen, but my wife and 1st kid are HK citizens. is there anyway my wife and first kid come to US? we don't want to be separate for 3~4 years.
please don’t suggest me to become US citizen. I left US for over 1 year, and now it takes me 4 or 5 years to become US citizen. I am working in US now, and I go back to HK to visit them several times a year.
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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Wales
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You might want to research how much having a child in the US costs.


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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Iran
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Unless you have really good health insurance coverage and your wife is on the policy you might want to rethink your idea. If she comes here and has a child at the taxpayers expense that can be used against her when applying for an immigrant visa.

No matter where the child is born it will have no affect on the wait time for the Non-USC child and your wife.

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Filed: Other Country: Canada
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Why on earth would you do this? To circumvent costs of bringing another child here? Chances are if she's pregnant and has an LPR husband she likely will be denied a tourist visa especially if she's visable pregnant.

Edited by Transborderwife

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I'm with the others. It's likely to be more expensive to apply for the tourist visa + travel to and from the USA + US health costs of having a baby than it is to just complete the visa process. What's your logic for wanting to have one baby as a USC?

She's not likely to get a tourist visa pregnant or not, with a husband in the USA & plans to immigrate later.

But anyway, nothing stops her trying so here's the visitor visa process for HK: http://www.ustraveldocs.com/hk/hk-niv-typeb1b2.asp

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