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You cannot sponsor her based on a "bond." The law does not provide that option. You have to have a relationship that is recognized by the law, where she is considered your child. Just saying she has nobody will not work for US immigration
In this case, you either have to marry her mother before she turns 18, so that you become her step-father, or you have to adopt the child before she is 16 years old. If she is not your blood child, these are your only options to sponsor her and bring her to the US.
I'm very sorry. I wish there was another option, but the law does not let a person sponsor another person based on a bond, if there is no legal basis for the father/child relationship. It is not something I am just telling, that is the law and it is something I cannot control or change.
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