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Unfortunately, she abandoned that a long time ago (after being out just 1 year without a Re-Entry Permit) and there is no way to reactivate it. She could have stayed while in the U.S. on an ESTA and you could have petitioned for her to do Adjustment of Status so that she wouldn't have to leave the U.S. Now, she could have problems entering on an ESTA if shey discover her intent is to stay. So the safe options are the following:
1) The K-3 spouse visa takes around 9 months, you must be married. The I-129F will cost $340 and $350 for the visa processing fee. Then after she enters the U.S., she must still file the I-485 for $1070 and wait for the marriage interview about 5 to 7 months later.
2) The CR-1 visa (or IR-1 if your marriage is more than 2 years old) was taking about 1 year or so but now it is closer to 9 months. You must be married. The fees are $420 for the I-130, $330 for the visa processing fee, $88 for an Affidavit of Support fee. But once she enters the U.S., she enters as a Resident and she does not have to file (or pay for) an I-485 nor does she have to attend an additional interview. She just gets her green card in the mail a few weeks later.
So the K-3 might be a little faster, but it's basically obsolete because it is generally more expensive. The CR-1 (and IR-1) is taking about as long as the K-3, but generally cheaper. And no, there is no middle-visa that she can use to enter the U.S. while that process is pending. She will most likely have to wait outside.
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