On August 8, 2023, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows Canada has accepted 270 Afghan refugees since August 1, 2023. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 36,130 Afghan refugees. Canada received 19,490 Afghans and their families’ applications under the Special Immigration Measures Program for Afghans who had assisted the Government of Canada in Afghanistan. 11,285 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, and 18,695 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 2,250 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.