Richard Sternberg's answer First, the question needs to be asked by the prospective client needing the representation. Second, it needs to be asked of a French advocat rather than a US lawyer, and Justia is only visited by American lawyers. Third, this presents no International Law questions, but is best presented to a French advocat handling Family Law.
Richard Sternberg's answer Yes. Get a lawyer, and file a petition with the court to modify custody to allow the trip because it is good for the child due to family connections, cultural expansion, religious reasons, or other benefits to the child. Be sure to read any prior custody agreements or orders first. Forget it if the country visited is near or will not restrict travel to a country that hasn't signed The Hague Convention on Abduction.
Peter N. Munsing's answer If he isn't finished HS the liklihood of his staying constant is slim and none. Also he'll pay more for college here. He would only get a green card some time after you are married and your marriage is determined not to be a sham. The fact he is talking this way--and not about you becoming a landed immigrant--does not bode well. If you are really serious, get a consult from a member of AILA.
Shan Dimitris Potts' answer If you are still maintaining your green card you will be able to apply for naturalization. Having a US citizen father does not immediately make you a US citizen unless you were born in the US. Talk to an immigration attorney to help you get started with the naturalization process. Many immigration attorneys including me offer free consultations, make use of the consultations and talk to an attorney soon. All the best.
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