Coronavirus pandemic: H-1B renewals, stamping to take a hit as IT clients in US tackle COVID-19 crisis

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Indian techies who are awaiting their turn for H1-B visa stamping and overseas students who are looking for a job before their Optional Practical Training (OPT) F1 student visa expires.

Rohan N, a techie from an IT company in Bengaluru, had his H-1B visa stamped in January and was all ready to leave for the US on a three-year visa. Then, the coronavirus outbreak happened.

“I…