On August 15, 2023, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows Canada has accepted 400 Afghan refugees since August 8, 2023. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 36,530 Afghan refugees. Canada received 19,550 Afghans and their families’ applications under the Special Immigration Measures Program for Afghans who had assisted the Government of Canada in Afghanistan. 11,365 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, and 18,935 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 2,285 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.