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Under Canada’s commitment to welcome up to 40,000 refugees and vulnerable Afghans to Canada, the Government is currently working to increase the number of eligible Afghans. As of today, Canada welcomed 7,140 Afghan refugees under all streams since August 2021. The Government of Canada received 14,740 applications from Afghan nationals for immigration under the special immigration program for Afghans who assisted the Government in Afghanistan. 9,815 applications have been approved so far, and 4,290 Afghans arrived in Canada under this program. In addition, Canada also accepted 2,850 Afghan refugees under the humanitarian program.