Asylum seekers walk down Roxham Road to cross the border from New York into Canada on Friday, March 24, 2023 in Champlain, N.Y. Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press.

The Roxham Road deal is a good first step

The revised Safe Third Country Agreement is a good start, but there are still too many loopholes and the revised STCA will require determined enforcement if it is going to be the deterrent that both countries hope it will be.