E-3 visas

6:16pm

Thu October 10, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Government shutdown causes working visa uncertainty

People wanting to renew or get an E-3, H1-B or H1B1 visa to work in the US may be affected by the shutdown.
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Thousands of people move to the Bay Area for a job. Many are from overseas, requiring a visa to live and work in the United States.

But the Government shutdown has closed a service needed to process some of these temporary work visas.

As a result, there are workers who may be forced to leave the country when their visas expire. Others are currently unable to return to the US without the proper documentation.

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