World Esquire Law Firm | Aime Katambwe
Yes he can. I don't know how long it is going to take. But you will have to look at the USDOS Visa Bulletin from time to time to see where you are (will be) in the process. The link there is http://www.travel.state.gov/visa/bulletin/bulletin_5452.html. It is pretty self-explanatory. You are looking at about 10 years before you can apply for your green card assuming it is filed in the next few weeks or so.
Answer Applies to: California
Fong & Associates | William D. Fong
Yes, you are a FB-3 third family-based preference. The wait time for the visas to be available is about 10 years for most countries. The good news is that your wife and children get permanent residence at the same time you do. Your father should file for you immediately to get you a priority date, which is your place in line to apply for an immigrant visa. Attached is more detailed information about the process.
Answer Applies to: Texas