On May 16, 2023, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows Canada has accepted 230 Afghan refugees since May 10, 2023. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 31,360 Afghan refugees. Canada received 18,510 Afghans and their families’ applications under the Special Immigration Measures Program for Afghans who had assisted the Government of Canada in Afghanistan. 10,195 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, and 16,215 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 1,650 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.