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  Kenneth S. Levine
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Ken Levine is a Partner in the Labor & Employment National Practice Section at Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP and focuses his practice on U.S. immigration and nationality law, and international immigration matters. He provides legal representation in obtaining business and professional visas, work visas under the extraordinary ability category, student visas, labor certifications, national interest waivers, EB1 immigrant petitions, immigrant visas, consular representation, naturalization, derivative citizenship and naturalization disability waivers. Ken provides strategies to corporations to mitigate immigration risks, including I-9 audits and e-verify compliance. Ken also provides the full spectrum of representation in family based immigration, including marriage based green cards, family sponsorship, waivers of inadmissibility and representation at CIS interviews. Ken represents clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). 

Ken litigates work visa, permanent residency and naturalization issues in the Federal Court System, including lawsuits for Declaratory Judgment, Writ of Mandamus and Petitions for Review.  Ken has also appeared in U.S. Immigration Court in several states and has engaged in litigation of deportation matters in administrative proceedings before the Executive Office of Immigration Review and Board of Immigration Appeals.

Ken has delivered numerous speeches on immigration issues to cultural organizations around the southeast.  He has made guest spots on a local Brazilian radio call in program and been interviewed on immigration issues by the AJC, Gwinnett Daily Post, and other regional publications in the Indian, Korean and Brazilian communities on immigration issues.

Ken has served on a wide range of committees for the Atlanta Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), including the USCIS Atlanta District Office Liaison Committee, Citizenship Day Committee, Customs and Border Protection Committee, and Other Governmental Services Committee. Kenneth has also been selected multiple times to appear as a panel member for regional AILA conferences and state Immigration CLE seminars.

Ken obtained his license to practice law in September 2002.  He is admitted to the State Bar of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.

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