The I-601(A) is for individuals present in the United States. You will have difficulty securing a tourist visa for him as he inadmissible. There is a waiver process for such visa, but the consulate will likely suspect he intends to immigrate.
However, your father may be eligible for a waiver of inadmissibility filed on Form I-601. This will require your father to demonstrate his qualifying relative would suffer extreme hardship if forced to wait for the 10 year bar period to run. I would encourage you to consult with an experienced immigration attorney about the matter to discuss the hardship factors and process.
The only thing that can be determined from your posting is that he does not qualify for an I-601A. Whether he qualifies for any other waiver can only be determined through a complete review of all immigration documents.
You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts, advise you, and handle the case. You can find one through http://www.ailalawyer.com.
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