Immigration Law Questions? Ask an Immigration Lawyer.
Thank you for your question. You do not have to be in the US, but you would have to file a form I-130, see
Denial of a non-immigrant visa does not change her eligibility for an immigrant visa as the spouse of a citizen.
I hope this information is helpful.
Please see http://www.alllaw.com/articles/nolo/us-immigration/i-134-affidavit-support-instructions-tips-sponsors.html
and let me know if that answers your question.
A report of rating concern is like a Dun and Bradstreet rating/report. It is meant to show that you are able to support your spouse if she gets a green card.