Can I bring Canadian wife into US and file I130 and status adjustment at same time? Posted on June 28, 2011

I, a US Citizen with 8 years permanent residency in Canada, have an interoffice transfer to Texas due to start by Labor Day 2011 (it's end June 2011 now). I have not filed an I130 for my wife via consular processing, because I’ve heard she could get stuck in Canada waiting for the I130 to get approved, since it seems to me she won't get let into USA as a visitor while an I130 is pending. Does the law allow her to enter the USA with me (visa waiver program, 6 month stay) with intent to immigrate, and then file concurrently the I130 and the Adjustment of Status once inside the USA?

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