U.S Shutdown: Visa services to remain unaffected.
It is to inform all the Indian applicants who are applying for the visa in U.S, Or scheduled visa interview or American Citizen Services appointment, please arrive at the Embassy at your designated time.
It is a major, relief to visa applicants, the U.S. Consulate General Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, on Sunday, announced that consular services will continue to function.
On Sunday, the official Twitter account of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi tweeted out saying, “U.S. Embassy consular services will continue to function during the lapse in Congressional appropriations.
Source- The Hindu
The statement release after the US Senate failed to pass needed legislation required to fund the government agencies and workforce and then lead to complete shutdown in U.S.