Im 20 years old (turning 21 this September), unmarried, and currently reside in the US and was granted the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA). My father is a permanent resident through marriage, who applied for citizenship but was denied a few years ago. He is still a valid green card holder until 2021.
Your father can file an Alien Relative Petition for you. You are not entitled to an immediate green card through him. The wait may be years. I suggest you consult with an experienced immigration attorney to discuss your options.
Yes, your father can apply for you but through the F2A category, which would take two years at least. Good luck.
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Your question raises many more questions for me than simply can your father file a petition for you. He can, but is that the only or best option for you? I'm not sure if it is, maybe. Should he try for citizenship again? Is he still married and if so could/should your step mother file for you instead? Can you travel on advanced parole while protected by DACA and would that help your case or is that too risky? There are many issues you should look at when deciding if he should file a petition for you.
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