Barbara was born in Switzerland and raised in Italy. She earned her JD in Italy, where she is licensed to practice law. Her passion for travelling brought her to San Diego, where she was introduced to the field of Immigration Law and immigrants’ rights. As a foreigner herself, she understands the daily struggle of immigrants in this country. That is how she made the decision to pursue her dream of fighting for human rights through Immigration Law. She plans on getting her license to practice law in California. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and French. In San Diego she finally found a place where her dreams meet reality. In her spare time she enjoys beach volleyball, yoga and surfing.