It will depend on whether you are married or not. If you are unmarried, he can petition for you to come in category F2B if he first becomes a permanent resident. Unfortunately, if you are married, he can only petition for you to come to the U.S. if he becomes a U.S. citizen first in category F3. In both instances, there is a significant wait in order for a visa to become available. Check with the Visa Bulletin, linked below to see current wait times. You should consult with an attorney who can advise you of any options for other visas that you might be eligible for.
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Family-based 2B preference category.
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