Yes. The immigration regulations do not require a U.S. employer to use the services of an attorney.
Yes. Assuming the foreign worker possesses a non-immigrant work or other visa.
Yes. The foreign worker does not have to be physically present or presently employed by a U.S. employer to process a Labor Certification application.
Yes. If the foreign worker obtained a non-immigrant work visa category (i.e. H-1B) then the foreign worker can begin and continue employment while the Labor Certification is being processed.
No. Labor Certification is not a work permit or a non-immigrant work visa. It does not bestow the ability to work legally in the United States.
A Labor Certification application is valid for a period of 6 months.
The notice issued to the U.S. employer by the Department of Labor requesting evidence of compliance with labor certification regulations.
At present, the Labor Certification application is filed online and is either certified, denied or an audit notice is sent within 6 months of filing.
There is no filing fee.