#WelcomeRefugees: Canada continues to resettle Syrian Refugees
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

As processing of Syrian refugee cases continues, to date, Canada has welcomed 27,190 Syrian refugees as part of the #WelcomeRefugees initiative (from November 4, 2015, to May 15, 2016).

The government’s commitment to resettling Syrian refugees to Canada is continuing in 2016. Processing of both government-supported and privately sponsored Syrian refugees has never stopped and refugees have continued to arrive during the past few weeks with more scheduled to arrive in the weeks and months ahead.

For all privately sponsored Syrian applications submitted up to March 31, 2016, every effort will be made to finalize their processing by the end of 2016 or early 2017.


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Source: Government of Canada