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The author would like to thank Andrew S. Viteritti,a former Migration Policy Institute (MPI) intern, forresearch on this project.This report was commissioned by the TransatlanticCouncil on Migration for its meeting held in November2010 in Washington, DC. The meeting’s theme was“Restoring Trust in the Management of Migration andBorders” and this paper was one of several that informedthe Council’s discussions.The Council is an initiative of the Migration PolicyInstitute undertaken in cooperation with its policypartner, theBertelsmann Stiftung. The Council is a uniquedeliberative body that examines vital policy issues andinforms migration policymaking processes in NorthAmerica and Europe.For more on the Transatlantic Council on Migration,please visit:www.migrationpolicy.org/transatlantic