On October 21, 2022, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. According to the last update, Canada has accepted 645 Afghan refugees since October 14, 2022. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 22,915 Afghan refugees. Canada received 16,135 Afghans and their families’ applications under the Special Immigration Measures Program for Afghans who had assisted the Government of Canada in Afghanistan. Around half of them – 8,305 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, while 14,250 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 360 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.