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EXPERTISE

Mr. Kuck serves as the managing partner of Kuck Immigration Partners LLC.—The Immigration Law Firm, and manages its nationwide immigration practice. He concentrates his practice on immigration and nationality law, and international migration matters. His practice involves assisting employers and employees with business and professional visas, labor certifications, immigrant visas, consular representation, and citizenship matters for foreign executives, managers, professionals, and lesser skilled workers. Mr. Kuck maintains an active Federal Court practice focusing on immigration issues. He has represented asylum seekers and other immigrants in more than 600 trials before the immigration court. Mr. Kuck also advises employers on compliance procedures in verifying the work eligibility of all new employees as required under the I-9 “employer sanctions” provisions of federal law. His major clients include technology firms, manufacturers, multinational corporations and individual investors and entrepreneurs, as well as individual immigrants and asylum seekers.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Mr. Kuck is a Past President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”). He served on the National Executive Committee of AILA for seven years. Previously, for six years, Mr. Kuck served on the Board of Governors of AILA, for three years as one of 21 elected members of the national Board of Governors of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), for two years at Chair of the Atlanta Chapter of AILA, and for one year as National Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of AILA. Mr. Kuck is also a past President and a founding member of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (“ABIL”).

Mr. Kuck was also the Editor-in-Chief of The AILA Litigation Toolbox, a hands-on approach to litigating immigration issues. He has previously served as Chair of AILA’s USCIS Headquarters Liaison Committee and Chair of AILA’s Consumer Protection Committee, and has also served on various other National Liaison Committees for AILA. Mr. Kuck also sat for seven years on the Board of Directors of the Latin American Association. From 1999 until 2013, he has taught both the Introductory and Advanced Immigration Law Seminars at the University of Georgia School of Law as an Adjunct Professor of Law. Starting in 2014, Mr. Kuck now teaches the immigration law courses at Emory University School of law.

Mr. Kuck was named as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians” by Georgia Trend magazine. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers Global, The World’ Leading Lawyers For Businesses and in Atlanta Magazine as a Georgia “Super Lawyer.” He serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Council for International Visitors and the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials. Mr. Kuck’s active federal litigation practice has resulted in numerous precedent decisions published by the Federal District and Circuit Courts of Appeal. Mr. Kuck has written numerous articles on various immigration law subjects, has testified before Congress on immigration matters and has spoken at various legal, industry, business, and civic organizations on a broad range of immigration topics. He is frequently quoted in the press, and has appeared on CBS, FoxNews, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, National Public Radio, as well as numerous radio stations and written publications, including the New York Times, Washington, Post, Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, The National Journal, The Miami Herald, The Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 365 Northridge Road, Suite 300
    Atlanta, GA 30350

Languages

  • Spanish

Education

  • Arizona State University , J.D., graduated 1989
  • Brigham Young University, BA, graduated 1986

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, State Bar of Arizona
  • Georgia, State Bar of Georgia
  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar

Affiliations

  • Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers - President
  • American Immigration Lawyers Assocation - Past National President

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Immigration Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Immigration Law, Atlanta (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Immigration Law

Special Focus

  • Labor Certifications

Awards:

  • 2011 100 Most Influential Georgians

"CTG has retained Charles Kuck since the early 90's. His work is exemplary. He is always available to discuss a matter and puts forth 1000% to problem solve or answer the simplest questions. He gives his personal attention to his clients' concerns and is very dedicated to immigration legal practice. Chuck is an immigration practitioner in which one can have confidence."

"On the occasions I have had personal contact with Mr. Charles Kuck I can see he sets the example for his firm. I have found Mr. Kuck to be responsive to our needs, concerns, understands what we are trying to achieve and provides the information and/or documents quickly, efficiently and with a very professional demeanor."

- David Sellers (Amerivap Systems, Inc.), Dawsonville, GA

"We have always appreciated the "client comes first" attitude of Charles Kuck and his firm. Knowing that our questions, as minor as they may be, are of his utmost concern has been one of the reasons we maintain our relationship."

- Deni Caster (Konica Minolta Laboratory USA Inc), San Mateo, CA

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