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This includes your spouse filing an I-130
petition for you. Even if they have been out of the country for 4 years, provided that they are a U.S. Citizen, they can still petition for you to enter the U.S.A.
The I-130 may be found here
. It is the Petition for Alien Relative. Once filed, it will give the spouse of a U.S. Citizen the status of a Lawful Permanent Resident
(i.e. a greencard holder) which allows one passage in and out of the U.S. freely. In other words, one can get a greencard status based on marriage to their U.S. Citizen spouse.
For direct instructions on how to file the I-130 and what other documents are needed with it, please see the link here
Again, this may be filed even if your spouse is currently outside the country.
I hope this helps and clarifies. Good luck.
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