Mr. Speaker, very interesting. We will be watching that closely.
The immigration committee wrote in 1998, and I quote:
--it strains public credibility when people who arrive in Canada without travel documents--
That means they have destroyed their documents to get here.
--are allowed to enter Canada and remain at large pending the hearing of their refugee claim.
This is one of the well known weaknesses of our refugee system.
Will the minister and the government have a change of heart and accept the committee's recommendation and the Canadian Alliance recommendation that all suspicious new arrivals, that would be those without documents included, not be--