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Charles Kuck

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Mr. Kuck is the Founder and Managing Partner of Kuck Baxter Immigration and oversees its worldwide immigration practice. Mr. Kuck assists international immigrant investors, employers and employees with business and professional visas, labor certifications, immigrant visas, consular representation, and citizenship matters. Mr. Kuck also maintains an active Federal Court practice focusing on immigration issues.

He has represented asylum seekers and others in more than 700 trials before the Immigration Courts.


Mr. Kuck’s clients include technology firms, manufacturers, multinational corporations, individual EB-5 investors and entrepreneurs, as well as families, individual immigrants and asylum seekers. He maintains a robust and rewarding pro bono practice and has been a professor for both survey and advanced immigration law classes at Emory University School of Law and The University of Georgia School of Law for the past 20 years. Mr. Kuck was part of the group of attorneys that stopped a key provision of Georgia’s HB-87 anti-immigration law, he is currently representing and advocating for DACA recipients seeking to pay in-state tuition to attend Georgia Colleges and Universities.


  • Brigham Young University, B.A.
  • Arizona State University Law School, J.D., cum laude


Bar Associations:

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Washington, D.C. Bar Association
  • Arizona Bar Association

Professional Affiliations:

  • Former National President, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Founding member & former president, Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL)
  • Co-Chair, City of Atlanta’s Welcoming America Commission
  • Board Member, Georgia Restaurant Association
  • Principal immigration attorney,  Andean Parliament

Court Admissions:

  • Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Nine Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals
  • Numerous Federal District Courts

Honors & Awards:

  • Named top 5 Most Highly Regarded Corporate Immigration Lawyer in the World – International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers (2020)
  • Named top 5 Immigration Thought Leaders – Who’s Who Legal (2020)
  • Named one of Georgia’s Legal Elite – 2020
  • Georgia Super Lawyer for Immigration Law – Atlanta Magazine (2020)
  • Who’s Who of International Corporate Immigration Attorneys, Chambers USA
  • America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Chambers Global
  • The Best Lawyers in America

News & Media


  • The Immigration Hour Podcast
  • Musings On Immigration Blog
  • Has written numerous law review articles and op-eds on various U.S. immigration law subjects
  • Has spoken at hundreds of legal, industry, business and civic organizations on a broad range of immigration topics
  • Gives frequent free community forums to churches, schools and community groups, educating immigrants on their rights and opportunities in the United States
  • Has appeared on broadcast stations such as CBS, NBC, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, Univision, Telemundo, Democracy Now, CNBC and National Public Radio
  • New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, The National Journal, The Miami Herald, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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