Mr. Dustin Baxter
365 Northridge Road, Suite 300
Atlanta, Georgia 30350
Direct Dial - (678) 672-2448
Tel - (404) 816-8611
EDUCATIONMr. Dustin Baxter received his B.A. degree from the University of Oregon, graduating summa cum laude, in 2002. He then earned his J.D. degree from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2005. Mr. Baxter is admitted to practice law in both Georgia and Oregon. Mr. Baxter lived in Oaxaca, Mexico for two years during his undergraduate studies and as a result speaks, reads and writes fluent Spanish.
- U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law
- Federal Court Litigation on Immigration Matters
- Consular Visa Matters
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISEMr. Baxter is a partner with Kuck Immigration Partners LLC, practicing in all areas of U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. Mr. Baxter prepares immigrant (EB1, EB2, EB3 NIW) and non-immigrant (B, E, F, H, J, K, L, O, T, U) visa applications, PERM applications, and I-140 applications. Mr. Baxter also represents employers in I-9 and other worksite enforcement related matters. Mr. Baxter regularly represents clients before U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services seeking both employment and family based adjustment of status and naturalization.
Mr. Baxter regularly represents clients before the Executive Officer for Immigration Review, including immigration courts nationwide and the Board of Immigration Appeals. Mr. Baxter represents foreign nationals seeking asylum, cancellation of removal, NACARA, TPS, and adjustment of status before Immigration Judges. He also prepares appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and Federal Circuit Courts, and has prepared writs of mandamus to the Federal District Court seeking adjudication of long-pending delayed applications.
Prior to joining Kuck Immigration Partners, Mr. Baxter was an attorney advisor with the U.S. Department of Justice through the prestigious Attorney General's Honors Program.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIESMr. Baxter is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia, the Oregon State Bar, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA").
Mr. Baxter has served on the AILA national Executive Office for Immigration Review Committee for each of the past two years, working to resolve issues confronting foreign nationals and attorneys who are appearing before the nation’s Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. Mr. Baxter is also the chair of the AILA Atlanta Chapter’s U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Committee. In addition, Mr. Baxter has served as a national mentor to attorneys representing individuals seeking humanitarian parole, an extraordinary form of relief designed to allow otherwise inadmissible foreign national to enter the United States due to exigent circumstances.
Mr. Baxter is regularly invited to speak to different groups and organizations on immigration related topics such as: asylum law; immigrant rights; humanitarian parole; immigration consequences of criminal convictions; worksite enforcement of immigration laws; family based immigration law; and non-immigrant visas.
PUBLICATIONSOverview of Humanitarian Immigration Parole and the 2008 GAO Report. LexisNexis Expert Commentaries (April 9, 2008).
Kuck and Baxter on the Social Security Administration's "No-Match" Letters. LexisNexis Expert Commentaries (January 15, 2008).