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The State Press

The State Press

Judith Perera, a teaching assistant at ASU and one of Sarat's former students, created a documentary for the panel. Perera is licensed to practice state law in California and federal law through the Executive Office of Immigration Review. 

"It took a lot emotionally to visit these places. It doesn’t matter how skilled you are as an attorney if (the) system is designed to injure somebody,” Perera said.”

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ASU Now

ASU Now

"Beginning Wednesday and running through Oct. 27, “States of Incarceration” will be on display at Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix. The official launch will take place Friday, Sept. 7, on the main floor of the library with a free screening of the documentary “1994: Detention at Crossroads,” followed by a Q&A with the film’s director, ASU alum Judith Perera."

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Pinal Central

Pinal Central

"SAN TAN VALLEY — Pinal County has a long history as a center of non-citizen detention and has developed alongside national trends in for-profit mass incarceration, a researcher says.

The Central Arizona College Dreamers Club hosted a talk by Judith Perera at the San Tan Campus..."

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ASU Now

ASU Now

"Judith Perera is ready to finish her 26th consecutive year of school. In those 26 years, she has done a lot, from an undergraduate degree in history to a law degree from Pepperdine University and now a PhD in history from ASU’s School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies..."

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ASU Now

ASU Now

"Although the majority of Americans would not be here if it weren’t for immigration, there are many today who might distance themselves from their family’s immigration history.

Judith Perera, a PhD candidate studying the history of immigrant detention in the U.S. in Arizona State University's School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, realized the way immigration is taught and talked about does not reflect the process and reality of the immigrant experience..."

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Impact  Magazine

Impact Magazine

"One of the first things Judith Perera noticed about the Florence Correctional Center were the transparent garbage bags clustered in the lobby.

The Arizona State University doctoral student realized they contained the belongings of immigrants processed into the 450-bed facility operated by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Florence, Arizona..."

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Daily Bruin

Daily Bruin

"Hosted by the Pre-Law Society, the Deans panel includes Cornell, Duke, Stanford and New York University law school deans , who travel together around the country speaking at various schools.

The panel will give students the opportunity to learn more about law school and what admissions officers are looking for. There will be a Q&A session at the end, said Judith Perera, president of the Pre-Law Society and a fourth-year history student."

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Daily Bruin

Daily Bruin

"Judith Perera, a fourth-year history student, former Daily Bruin reporter and the president of the UCLA Pre-Law Society, first joined the society as a freshman so she could learn more about how to go to law school.

“I’ve learned everything about law school from this (society) because our school doesn’t have an adviser specifically for pre-law students,” she said.""

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