CNN reported thatUSA is going to extend immigration restrictions under the emergency measures because of current situation. The network reports, that the US government is going to limit the number of workers in the USA.
This includes also H-1B visas, which involves high skilled workers and also OPT /Optional Practical Training /, which allows foreign students to be temporarily employed in a job in the US mainly related to their area of study.
The final decision will be made after 60 days, which requires to suspend new non-immigrant guest workers for one year or until national unemployment figures return to normal levels in the US. That suspension should include H-2B visas, H-1B visas, and the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program.