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I am sorry to hear about this situation. If you have something that may give USCIS/ICE/CBP authorities pause (a criminal record, a possibility of working while on a tourist visa which is not allowed, a possibility of wanting to stay permanently, etc), then The Visa Waiver Permit may be denied (when applying via ESTA, which is the online method used for the Visa Waiver Permit).
If this happens, then there is no "reconsideration." Do not worry however, you can and still should be able to get a tourist visa. You'd simply have to apply for the B2 tourist visa, which is done at your nearest US Consulate/Embassy. The B2 tourist visa is a 6 month visa with a one-time extension optional (whereas the VWP is for 90 days only with no extension). See HERE.
At the B2 interview, you can explain and "smooth out" any situation that ESTA red-flagged you for.
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Thank you for your reply.
" I was told because I have an online business then I am likely to work in the states! "
Right, you had stated that before. While this may not be true, the US authorities take a dim view of anyone working on a tourist visa while in the USA (although they should not care even if you do provided it has nothing to do with a US client, but they do have discretion to make such ad hoc decisions).
"Is there any visa that I can apply for based on my baby becoming a US citizen?"
Okay, we are changing topics now. Please tell me:
1) Are you married to the father?
2) What year was the child born?
3) What year was the father born?
4) Does the father live in USA or abroad?
This is not an answer, but an information request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. Thank you in advance.
Thank you. Your original question was: "What can I do I would like to travel with my daughter to meet her family in the US..." Meaning, a temporary visitor visa.
Which is fine. I simply meant we are switching gears to discuss citizenship.
For the child, the child may be able to get citizenship but the FATHER has to file. It would be based on the father's US citizenship. See HERE.
For you, you can file for a B2 tourist visa like discussed and that is regardless of whether or not you have a child that is a US citizen. However, you do not have any other visa option if the child does become a US citizen, I am sorry to say, since you are not married to the father.
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No. A B2 normally is good for ten years, meaning that you can visit the USA any time for 6 months at a time (with an optional 6 month extension) within those 10 years. Once 10 years pass, you can reapply for another 10 years.
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