With my I-130 pending, will I have trouble getting a tourist visa to the U.S.?
Once your family member has started the process of getting you a green card, it's difficult—but not impossible—to gain entry to the U.S. for a short visit.
My U.S. permanent resident wife filed an immigrant visa petition to eventually bring me to the United States. However, I am living abroad, and am still waiting for my visa to become available. I miss my wife terribly and I want to visit her, but I was told that because I have an I-130 pending, the U.S. government will have a hard time believing that I would return home, and may turn me away. Is this true?