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Canada continues accepting Afghan refugees

On March 5, 2024, the Canadian government made an update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows Canada has accepted 2,060 Afghan refugees since February 1, 2023. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 49,070 Afghan refugees. Canada received 20,550 Afghans and their families' applications under the Special Immigration Measures Program for Afghans who had assisted the Government of Canada in Afghanistan. 14,140 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, and 23,075 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 3,355 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.



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