On January 23, 2023, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows Canada has accepted 165 Afghan refugees since January 6, 2023. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 27,510 Afghan refugees. Canada received 17,080 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 – 9,505 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, while 15,260 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 1,045 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.