He can sponsor you under the family-based 3rd preference category as a married son. Unless you are eligible to adjust your status under section 245i (see below), you will eventually have to apply for a green card at the US Embassy in your home country. You will need to demonstrate that your father would suffer "extreme hardship" if you were not permitted to return to the US for ten years.
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He can petition you, but you face a wait of over 10 years before you can get the green card or even a work permit. Whether you actually can get the green card will depend on what the law is then, due to you overstay.
J Charles Ferrari
Eng & Nishimura
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