I think it is a regrous one week ahead for the H1B holders. The Govt. shut down is going to affect the immigrants who need immediate visa renewal as the process won’t happen during the time of the shutdown, saysJohnson Myalill, an immigration lawyer. If this is true I fear the worst.
Yes, it will impact all the H1B holders, planning for immediate transfers, etc. We have written a complete analysis on this read : US Government Shutdown H1B Impact