A recent court decision allowed federal officials to resume processing visas offered to the many seasonal workers providing the labor behind the U.S. seafood industry. The prospect of a visa stoppage sent a panic through many seafood businesses in the mid-Atlantic region, who've come to depend on the visa program to fill manual labor jobs like picking crabs and shucking oysters. We explore why the visa program was caught in limbo and what's at stake for the seafood industry as things move forward.
From million-dollar prizes to new billion-dollar super-charities, American philanthropies are experimenting with new ways to spur innovation and solve pressing public policy challenges. Kojo explores the past, present and future of philanthropic giving.
- John Hurvitz Partner, Covington & Burling; Legal Advisor, Advanced Market Commitment Working Group
- Tom Vander Ark President, X-Prize Foundation
- Ian Wilhelm Reporter, Chronicle of Philanthropy
- Joel L. Fleishman Professor of Law and Public Policy, Duke University; author, "The Foundation: A Great American Secret" (Public Affairs)
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