On February 21, 2023, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows Canada has accepted 275 Afghan refugees since February 10, 2023. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 28,285 Afghan refugees. Canada received 17,260 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 – 9,565 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, while 15,545 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 1,120 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.