Transatlantic Discourse on Integration: "Can Guest Worker Programs Work?", June 18, 2008
In cooperation with The German Marshall Fund of the United States the efms organized an expert meeting at Washington. The meeting aimed at bringing together the experiences with guest worker programs of the US and Germany and wanted to strengthen the transatlantic dialogue on this topic.
In both the United States and the European Union the regulation of labor migration has become an important and controversial issue on the political agenda. On both sides of the Atlantic ideas for new guest worker programs have been developed. Nowadays the experiences of the past are discussed under changed circumstances. Aim of the transatlantic discourse on guest worker programs was the development of a Policy Brief that shall reanalyze the experiences of past programs and contribute to the current discussion.
The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Headquarters, 1744 R Street NW, Washington, DC
Heckmann, Friedrich; Hönekopp, Elmar; Currle, Edda: Guest Worker Programs and Circular Migration: What Works? Immigration Paper Series 09. The German Marshall Fund of the United States. Washington 2009
Contact: Edda Currle