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.
Pirates are on notice — Copy and trade counterfeit software, DVDs and luxury goods at your own peril. A new report points the finger at China, Russia and other countries for failing to protect American intellectual property rights. Tech Tuesday looks at the report and the impact of copyright violations around the world.
- Susan Sell Director, Institute for Global and International Studies, George Washington University
- Stan McCoy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation
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