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Yes, unfortunately the daughter would need a passport also and she would also need to apply for a tourist visa like the mother in order to be allowed into the US.
Once she is here, yes legally you can marry her and then petition for her green card
for her and her daughter. She would not be required to return to the Philippines. It is just important to keep in mind that someone coming in on a tourist visa to the US, is supposed to be coming in with intentions of only tourism. It is illegal to be entering with intentions to come and stay in the US permanently to marry a US citizen. If once she is INSIDE the US, not in the airport, she suddenly decides to get married to you and stay here , that is considered ok and legal because she didn't have the "intentions" when she actually was arriving in the US. What is important is that she cannot arrive in the US with those intentions. They could be questioned or searched to find evidence that this is their actual intention and she should be prepared for that.
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