Julia Harumi Mass is a Senior Staff Attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. She leads their immigrants’ rights project.
In 2015, California Lawyer magazine honored her with a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) award for her role in a class action settlement ending the routine shackling of detainees during immigration hearings in San Francisco. Harumi Mass spoke with KALW news director Ben Trefny. A shorter version of this interview can be found here.