On August 13, 2021, the Government of Canada announced an expanded resettlement program, intended to resettle 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals in Canada.
Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Learn about Canada’s response to the situation in Afghanistan and the supports that are available, including:
- A tool to find out what special measures you may be eligible for
- The political situation in Afghanistan
- Learn about the special measures that have been put in place to support Afghans in Canada and abroad
- Canada’s special programs to resettle up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals to Canada
- How Canadians can help
- Supports available for Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are currently in Afghanistan
- Latest updates on the progress of the special programs
- How to avoid falling victim to fraud and scams targeting newcomers (factsheet available in English, French, Dari, Pashto)
- How Canada is working with international partners to support Afghans
Source: Government of Canada website.
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB)
The IRB is taking measures to expedite all Afghan files. This includes reviewing refugee claims to see if they can be accepted on paper or referred to a short hearing.
See more details on IRB Afghan measures.
Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR)
CCR has developed some documents to provide summary updates on the Afghan crisis and provide recommendations to government and community stakeholders.
See more detail on Afghan crisis information update – September 29, 2021
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