On Friday, the Government of Manitoba issued this press release indicating that current Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program applications from areas affected by typhoon Haiyan would be processed within two weeks and that new applications will be processed on a priority basis. However, on the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program’s website, the MPNP says that “this humanitarian initiative effects only MPNP applications that were already submitted by residents of islands such as Tacloban.
So, which is it?
Clearly, what is consistent in both announcements is that individuals who are already in the system will get expedited processing. But will applicants not in the system get expedited processing or not? Essentially, which news release should we believe?