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The author thanks Yvon Resplandy of the US Agencyfor International Development (USAID) and ReneeGifford of The QED Group, LLC, for their comments onearlier drafts of this paper, as well as the participants ina USAID/Migration Policy Institute (MPI) roundtable onadvocacy and diplomacy held on October 19, 2009. Theauthor also thanks Jocelyn McCalla of JMC StrategiesLLC, and for their research assistance Dhriti Bhatta,Phoram Shah, and Carylanna Taylor of MPI. She alsothanks Lisa Dixon, April Siruno, and Michelle Mittelstadtof MPI.MPI’s work on diasporas, including this paper, issupported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthurFoundation.This report was made possible by the generous supportof the American people through the United StatesAgency for International Development (USAID) underThe QED Group, LLC for the Knowledge-DrivenMicroenterprise Development project. The contents arethe responsibility of MPI and do not necessarily reectthe views of USAID or the United States government.