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Canada welcomed over 1,000 Afghan refugees since last month

On June 4, 2024, the Canadian government made an update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows Canada has accepted 1,110 Afghan refugees since May 3, 2024. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 52,155 Afghan refugees. Canada received 20,580 Afghans and their families' applications under the Special Immigration Measures Program for Afghans who had assisted the Government of Canada in Afghanistan. 14,945 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, and 23,595 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 3,735 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.



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