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We love immigration attorneys: Working with ProfVal can enable your team to focus your time where it matters most… your legal expertise and support.

What is an Expert Opinion Letter (EOL) and how can an EOL from ProfVal add value to your visa petition?

An Expert Opinion Letter from ProfVal represents a highly customized evaluation from a distinguished expert regarding whether a position or an individual's credentials meet USCIS visa requirements. 

Expert Opinion Letters from ProfVal are regularly used in initial applications, in response to a Request for Evidence (RFE), or in response to a denial.

"Employers report the time lost due to the increase in denials and Requests for Evidence [RFE] has cost millions of dollars in project delays and contract penalties, while aiding competitors that operate exclusively outside the United States" (Forbes)

Letters from the talented experts we work with have successfully supported visa applications of entrepreneurs, individuals, small companies, fortune 500 corporations, start-ups, and nonprofits for a variety of visa types.

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When are Expert Opinion Letters Requested?
When are EOLs requsted

An Expert Opinion Letter from ProfVal can supplement your visa petition at various stages, including an initial application, an RFE, or denial appeal.  To understand the value of your Expert Opinion Letter, try, for a moment, to step into the shoes of a USCIS agent.


Her academic and professional background is unlike yours. And for that reason, she may be unfamiliar with your business or your area(s) of expertise and may question both. Her questions can result in an RFE; she's seeking evidence that will indicate whether a position, you, or a beneficiary meets the qualifications of a particular visa. An Expert Opinion Letter from ProfVal can help to provide her with evidence and a detailed and highly customized document that increases transparency related to your position or background. In professional, yet relatable terms, an Expert Opinion Letter from ProfVal will help her understand how your position relates to the knowledge, abilities, and specialized background required of your visa.

ProfVal's Expert Opinion Letters are highly customized based on your case and background. We put in the extra work because you are important.


Types of Expert Opinion Letters

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An Expert Opinion Letter from ProfVal for an EB-1 visa examines an individual's extraordinary ability credentials. Occasionally, attorneys request a NIW  discussion (see EB-2 criteria)

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An Expert Opinion Letter for an L-1A, L-1B, O, or visa requires a detailed analysis that varies based on your background and visa requirements.

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An Expert Opinion Letter from ProfVal for an EB-2 visa focuses on exceptional ability, typically with an emphasis on the National Interest of an endeavor (EB-2, NIW). 

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Also called a "Specialty Occupation Expert Opinion Letter", an H1B Expert Opinion Letter addresses USCIS specialty occupation concerns related to the position, the beneficiary, or both.

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An H-3 Expert Opinion Letter from ProfVal will address USCIS H-3 requirements related to a training program in the United States and the qualifications of the noncitizen beneficiary hoping to attend it.


A Work Experience Expert Opinion Letter examines how your work experience corresponds to the academic requirements of a U.S. academic degree.

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