Canada welcomed additional 160 Afghan nationals under the speOn January 27, 2023, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows Canada has accepted 160 Afghan refugees since January 23, 2023. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 27,670 Afghan refugees. Canada received 17,105 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 – 9,510 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, while 15,340 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 1,050 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.