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Our staff is multilingual, serving clients located around the world from our offices on the U.S. West Coast.


Whether you are entering America for the first time or pursuing citizenship, we will help you in the legal process.

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With extensive courtroom and trial experience, we can defend you against deportation and other threats.

Experienced Scientist

We assist employers in obtaining H1B visas to help skilled international workers join their U.S. staff.

Consular Processing Procedures

Characteristics of Consular Processing

  • Consular processing refers to the process of obtaining a visa through a U.S. Consulate in a foreign country. These visas can be obtained through employment, family relations, financial investment, or other special circumstances.
  • If the foreign national currently lives outside the U.S., consular processing is the only option available. Some foreign nationals residing within the U.S. may also choose this option for various reasons.
  • Once approved, the foreign national’s petition is sent on to the U.S. State Department’s National Visa Center, where it will wait in pending status until a visa number becomes available.
  • Once a visa number becomes available, the immigrant is contacted and an appointment is made at their local U.S. Consulate, where the processing of the visa is completed.

Our Services

If you are considering travel or immigration to the United States, contact the law offices of Eaton and Associates today for a free consultation. We will consult with you at every step of the process and handle all documentation and submission of petitions to the U.S. government. We will represent you to the U.S. Consulate in your country and ensure that your case is given the highest respect and priority possible.

We will prepare you for your interviews and help you to compile any necessary evidence to make your case effectively. We will work with you to set up the best strategy for your specific situation, and keep you informed along the way. Our experienced attorneys have assisted many people in travel and immigration to the United States. Put our expertise to work for you and contact us today.

Fresno, California

744 P St., Ste. 311
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 266-7007

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Bakersfield, California

707 18th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 742-7007

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Salem, Oregon

3890 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, OR 97305
(503) 339-7311

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