I am a US citizen, my wife is a Mexican citizen. We got married in Mexico and have a marriage certificate. We have been hearing different ideas from different people. Some say to do a tourist visa and take care of the immigration stuff while she is up here "touring" for 6 months or whatever the time period may be. Others say to get a spouse visa, but that it takes longer but the immigration process is taken care of alongside it.
We have been dating for almost 5 years and have been married for about a month. I am currently stateside working, and she is working a part time job in Mexico City. In all honesty I just want to get her up here ASAP, but also want her to get her citizenship stuff taken care of as well. I own a house in the States and that is where we will be living and raising our family.