Stefka was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and grew up in Bulgaria and Russia. After high school, Stefka attended Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, School of Law in Bulgaria, where she earned a Law degree (LLB), a degree indicated by a Latin acronym that translates to a Bachelor of Laws here in the United States.
After obtaining her advanced law degree from SMU, Stefka worked in the legal area of immigration law for over 10 years assisting in family and business immigration, consular process, and adjustment of status. Stefka is an immigrant herself who experienced in person each step of the immigration process and has chosen the rewarding job of helping immigrants achieve their American dreams and keeping their families together. Stefka is happy raising her two sons and exploring with them the beauty of this country and its people.