US-based Chinese are facing a new issue despite the Coronavirus pandemic that their hope for coming back home is turning pale. Since the pandemic has been spread to China and the USA, the international flights had been paused for a few times. But now the international flights are cutting off, some of the flights had been started flying, though the price of the ticket is high priced.
There are so many laid-off workers, employees from different companies are facing a major problem of expiring visa. Thus they will lose their jobs soon also. Anxiety over unemployment is reducing the stress at such pace among the Chinese citizen based in the USA. This global crisis will affect more than 2.6 million employees’ employment static.
H1-B is the most commonly used employment visa, issued by 900,000 in the last five years. This visa is valid for up to three years, and one can extend this for another three years. Some of the Chinese employees’ visa will be expired during the coronavirus pandemic, but there is no response on behalf of the federal agency.
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has sent a letter to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to suspend all the immigration deadlines for this pandemic. But still, they didn’t respond to that.