Update on Coronavirus, Impact on Consular Services
The recent news of an outbreak of a new coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, Province, China raises issues for employers and employees about the appropriate workplace responses. Please see our legal update and impact for employers and employees of Coronavirus.
In addition, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) has announced it is allowing all non-emergency personnel at US embassies and consulates in China to leave the country due to the coronavirus. DOS confirmed to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) that consular services will continue “as resources allow” but may be “significantly limited.”