On December 19, 2022, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows that Canada has accepted 640 Afghan refugees since December 9, 2022. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 26,735 Afghan refugees. Canada received 16,975 Afghans and their families’ applications under the Special Immigration Measures Program for Afghans who had assisted the Government of Canada in Afghanistan. Most of them – 9,360 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, while 15,095 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 805 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.