When Laura Bernescu was 9, her family immigrated to the United States. Her father had left Romania to apply for asylum, with the rest of the family following five years later.“It was my first experience seeing the struggles faced by those who are unfamiliar with the legal system, unaware of its inner workings and have language and cultural barriers that present their own sets of challenges,&rdquo …

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