Nada is a Libyan-born Palestinian, who immigrated to Canada with her family in 2006. She is currently working as a youth worker for the Moving Ahead Program for Youth at Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS), providing services to immigrant and refugee youth. Nada is doing her undergrad at Simon Fraser University majoring in Education and hopes to one day pursue a Masters in counseling.
10 years after arriving in Canada, immigrants still face poverty rates twice as high as Canadian-born people. It takes 20 years for the poverty rates of immigrants to equalize with the poverty rates of persons born in Canada.