The big picture would be that you are bringing in an immigrant husband, and your mother is swearing that she will financially sponsor him so that he will not become a public charge. It would be done by I-864A, but consult with an attorney for details.
Based on just "entered US on visitor visa 8 years ago, which already expired," she would be subject to 10 year bar when she leaves US, so she will need a waiver of that bar, but there is nothing that can be done unless there is more to the story.
Approved I-130 petition only means that the beneficiary could apply for a green card. With just an approved petition, when she will get a green card is unknown, and if she really will get a green card is also unknown.
She could visit and leave if she can get a nonimmigrant visa in the mean time.
I became a US permanent resident in Apr 2014. I had to go back to my native country due to sudden death of my father, thereafter, I had to take care of my mom and sister. Came back after 11 months outside US. I am curious about whether I’ll still be able to get citizenship in five years time.
Without a divorce decree or at least a separation agreement, she is still your spouse and she is technically eligible to make claims for your assets. (Which means you could also technically claim rights to her out-of-state house). I recommend consulting with a lawyer and also getting a divorce.
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