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Canada welcomed over 50,000 Afghan refugees

On April 3, 2024, the Canadian government made an update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. The last update shows Canada has accepted 1,295 Afghan refugees since March 5, 2024. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 50,365 Afghan refugees. Canada received 20,555 Afghans and their families' applications under the Special Immigration Measures Program for Afghans who had assisted the Government of Canada in Afghanistan. 14,600 Afghans arrived in Canada under that program, and 23,290 Afghan nationals came under the Humanitarian program. In addition, Canada admitted 3,555 applicants under the pathway for extended family members of former interpreters.

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