Hello,I have a friend who has a 10 year Visa. She is from Jamaica. She is pregnant and is coming over to have the baby here in in the U.S. I believe you can only stay for 6 months at a time on this Visa. Is this correct? When her 6 months is up, can she return to the country with the baby who will be a United States citizen?
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Just to reiterate. You are saying upon her entry at a U.S. airport, they can send her back to Jamaica if they see fit?
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