Supervising Attorney, Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Angie Junck is a supervising attorney at the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) in San Francisco, California where she has focused on the intersection between the immigration, criminal and juvenile justice systems since 2005. She works regularly with criminal justice and juvenile justice groups to track the issues facing immigrants in those systems and advocate on their behalf. She coordinates national projects on the cross over of these systems including: the Defending Immigrants Project to assist public defenders mitigate the immigration consequences of crime and delinquency, the Immigrant Justice Network, to build a movement to end unjust penalties for immigrants entangled in the criminal justice system, and the Immigrant Youth Justice Initiative, to end immigration enforcement in the juvenile justice system and mitigate immigration consequences of delinquency for youth.
She is a co-author of ILRC's publication Defending Immigrants in the Ninth Circuit: The Impact of Crimes under California and Other State Laws and has also co-written other ILRC manuals including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Immigration Relief Options for Children & Youth. She is an advisory board member and attorney consultant with California Coalition for Women Prisoners. Prior to joining the ILRC, she worked on post-conviction relief for immigrants at the Law Offices of Norton Tooby and advocated on behalf of incarcerated survivors of domestic violence as a coordinator of the statewide coalition Free Battered Women and a member of the Habeas Project. She is a Commissioner on the American Bar Association Immigration Commission and co-chair of the Immigration Committee of the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section.