Angie Junck is the ILRC’s Supervising Attorney based in San Francisco. With more than a decade of nonprofit experience, Angie manages several of ILRC’s program areas, including immigration consequences of crime, immigration enforcement, and immigrant youth. She helps coordinate two national collaboratives that address the intersection of the immigration and criminal legal systems—the Defending Immigrants Project, a collaborative devoted to protecting the rights of immigrants accused of crimes by providing advocacy and support within the criminal legal system and the Immigrant Justice Network, a collaborative to eliminate unjust immigration penalties for immigrants and end the criminalization of immigrant communities.
Angie has co-authored a number of publications including Defending Immigrants in the Ninth Circuit: The Impact of Crimes under California and Other State Laws (ILRC); Remedies and Strategies for Permanent Resident Clients (ILRC); Motions to Suppress: Protecting the Constitutional Rights of Immigrants in Removal Proceedings (ILRC); Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Other Immigration Options for Children & Youth (ILRC); Immigration Benchbook for Juvenile and Family Court Judges (ILRC); and Guide to Juvenile Detention Reform: Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System (Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, Annie E. Casey Foundation).
Prior to joining the ILRC, Angie worked on post-conviction relief for immigrants at the Law Office of Norton Tooby and advocated on behalf of incarcerated survivors of domestic violence as the co-coordinator of Free Battered Women and a member of the Habeas Project. During law school, she worked with the National Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights and the immigration law firm Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale LLP.
Angie is a Commissioner with the American Bar Association's (ABA) Immigration Commission and is the co-chair of the Immigration Committee of the ABA's Criminal Justice Section. She is also an advisory board member and attorney consultant with the California Coalition for Women Prisoners.
Angie earned her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley, where she majored in rhetoric and Spanish. Angie is admitted to the bar in California. She is conversant in Spanish.