Mr. Speaker, I am not going to suggest for a minute that the system we have in place today does not need change. In fact it does. That is why we have brought in a streamlined procedure which is presently before the Senate.
I say to the member opposite that the existing legislation as well as the new legislation allows for negotiations of a stage for a bilateral agreement. Certainly he would not ask us to impose that unilaterally on the United States, particularly at this time when the concerns are security concerns.
We know that 40% of refugee claimants come from the United States, but we have to negotiate with them before we can--