On August 23, 2023, the Government of Canada made an update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows Canada has accepted 160 Afghan refugees since August 15, 2023. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 36,690 Afghan refugees. Canada received 19,545 Afghans and their families’ applications under the Special Immigration Measures Program for Afghans who had assisted the Government of Canada in Afghanistan. 11,380 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, and 19,040 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 2,285 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.