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Title

  • Documents Resettlement of Refugees; Order for the Production of Documents
  • Documents - Resettlement of Refugees - Order for the Production of Documents

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Nick McKim</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, on 15 February 2017, the agreement between Australia and the United States of America announced on 13 November 2016 regarding the potential resettlement to the United States of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2017-02-08.152.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Nick McKim](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/tasmania/nick_mckim) (Tas), which means it was successful.
  • This motion asked for the documents to be produced that relate to the agreement between Australia and the USA for the potential resettlement of refugees currently on Manus Island and Nauru, which President Donald Trump has [described as a "dumb deal"](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-02/trump-slams-dumb-refugee-deal/8235820).
  • ### Motion
  • > *That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, on 15 February 2017, the agreement between Australia and the United States of America announced on 13 November 2016 regarding the potential resettlement to the United States of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru.*
  • <p class="speaker">Stephen Parry</p>
  • <p>The question is that notice of motion No. 169 moved by Senator McKim be agreed to.</p>