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I am sorry to hear this. You were given very bad advice. In fact that immigration consultant counseled you to commit an offence. It is an offence to lie on the application form. Your father committed an offence as well.
You will not be permitted to sponsor your spouse or first child. That does not mean they could not immigrate on their own. If your wife is a skilled worker she could apply on her own.
The problem is that if your lie or your father's lie is discovered all of you are in jeopardy with respect to your legal status.
I suggest that you retain an immigration lawyer and not a consultant before taking any steps going forward.
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