The Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration met in camera at 3:37 p.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Chair, Hon. Andrew Telegdi, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Hon. David A. Anderson, Colleen Beaumier, Roger Clavet, Meili Faille, Art Hanger, Rahim Jaffer, Bill Siksay and Hon. Andrew Telegdi.
Acting Members present: Derek Lee for Hon. Hedy Fry, Rob Moore for Diane Ablonczy and Lloyd St. Amand for Lui Temelkovski.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Benjamin Dolin, Analyst.
Witnesses: Department of Citizenship and Immigration: Michel Dupuis, Deputy Director, Discretionary Policies and Social Programs, Selection Branch; Dick Graham, Acting Director, Asylum, Refugees Branch; Mary-Ann Hubers, Policy Analyst, Family Class, Selection Branch; Daniel Jean, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Program Development.
The Committee received two notices of motion concerning the Supplementary Estimates (A) 2005-2006.
It was agreed, — That the Chair not report the Supplementary Estimates (A) 2005-2006 until the two notices of motion are disposed of at the next sitting of the Committee..
It was agreed, — That the debate from the start of this meeting until 3:58 p.m., be made public and be published..
At 3:58 p.m., the Committee resumed sitting in camera.
The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.
The witnesses answered questions.
At 5:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Richard RumasCommittee Clerk