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You would have to check the U.S. Embassy to ask if they have Direct Consular Filing (DCF). If they do, it would be a matter of weeks processing time. If they do not have DCF, it would be with USCIS in the U.S. and it would take around 5 months to process the I-130 then another 1 to 3 months Consular Processing. You can probably get expedited service and a Military member. Here is a link:
I cannot tell you if she can keep her Brazilian benefits in the U.S. She would not qualify for most government assistance until she had at least 5 years of Residency and U.S. Citizenship
for other benefits. She can always buy insurance.
Once the process is done and she has the immigrant visa
, she has 6 months to use it.
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