CIMM Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Jean-Nicolas Beuze made a statement and answered questions.
Michelle Rempel moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee conduct a study on Yazidi refugee family reunification; that this study examine the backlog in existing sponsorship cases for Yazidi refugees; that this study consider expanding the definition of family members for Yazidis given the severe trauma they have experienced at the hands of ISIS; that this study review the One Year Window of Opportunity Provision; that departmental officials be in appearance for at least one meeting of this study; that the Minister of Immigration be invited to appear; that the Committee report its findings to the House; that this study occur before May 1, 2019; and that pursuant to Standing Order 109, the government table a comprehensive response thereto.
Debate arose thereon.
At 4:34 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:40 p.m., the sitting resumed.
By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That the written testimony presented by Rachel Kiddell-Monroe and Rodrigo Dominguez Villegas be appended and published in today’s Evidence.
The debate on motion continued.
At 5:08 p.m., by unanimous consent, Salma Zahid took the Chair.
At 5:13 p.m., Robert Oliphant took the Chair.
At 6:18 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), the sitting was suspended.
At 7:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned for lack of quorum.