> I am a US citizen. I am petitioning my dad. We have an appointment
> for Biometric. After that, how long we will wait for approval for the
> I-130? His flight is leaving within 2 1/2 months. Can he leave the
> USA while his case is pending? I file I-131 and I-485 at the same
> Please help me.
He would have Advance Parole in hand before traveling abroad, or the I-485 would
be considered abandoned.
The I-130 processing times are listed on the USCIS website.
I am not a lawyer.
For reliable advice, consult a competent immigration attorney.