What is your financial situation? Would you be able to meet Maria’s medical needs? (Insulin etc is expensive, right?) Is your neighborhood safe?
Would you object to Maria going to her own church? It seems to be important to her. Would you be willing to adopt? Do you think her idea of joining the military is realistic? Do you enjoy having her around?
Do you think Maria’s plan of joining the military is realistic? What is the status of her diabetes and asthma? How could she get legal residence status here, without being adopted?