Mr Kuck is the managing partner of Kuck Immigration Partners LLC and oversees its nationwide immigration practice. Mr Kuck’s practice focuses on US immigration and nationality law and international migration matters. Mr Kuck assists international immigrant investors, and employers and employees with business and professional visas, labour 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 in more than 600 trials before the Immigration Courts.
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 the Federal Law and is a leader in training and compliance programmes on the E-Verify and IMAGE. His clients include technology firms, manufacturers, multinational corporations, individual EB-5 investors and entrepreneurs, as well as families, individual immigrants and asylum seekers.
In 2016 Mr Kuck was named one of the top 10 most highly regarded corporate immigration lawyers in the world by Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration in 2016. In addition, Georgia Trend Magazine named him one of the 100 most influential Georgians in 2011, and as one of Georgia’s Legal Elite in 2016. Mr Kuck has also been repeatedly named by Atlanta Magazine as a Georgia Super Lawyer in the field of immigration law, most recently in 2016.
Mr Kuck is listed in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration Attorneys, Chambers USA, and America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers Global and The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and in The Best Lawyers in America. Mr Kuck blogs frequently, has written numerous law review articles and op-eds on various US immigration law subjects, has testified before Congress on immigration matters and has spoken at numerous legal, industry, business and civic organisations on a broad range of immigration topics. Mr Kuck was part of the group of attorneys that stopped a key provision of Georgia’s HB-87 anti-immigration law, and is currently representing 39 DACA recipients seeking to pay in-state tuition to attend Georgia Colleges and Universities.
Mr Kuck is a former national president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is a founding member and past president of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL), and sits on the board of directors of the Georgia Council of International Visitors (GCIV). He is a former board member and vice chair of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials.
Mr Kuck has testified in Congress on immigration issues, is frequently quoted in the press and has appeared on broadcast stations such as CBS, NBC, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, Univision, Telemundo, Democracy Now, CNBC and National Public Radio. He has also featured in publications including The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, The National Journal, The Miami Herald and the Atlanta Journal Constitution, among others. His expertise is frequently sought out in all areas of US immigration law.
WWL says: The “outstanding” Charles Kuck is “a vigorous advocate” and “the guy you want to hire if you’re in serious immigration trouble”.
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