Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comment Request, 14707 [05-5675]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 55 / Wednesday, March 23, 2005 / Notices Dated: March 17, 2005. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 05–5674 Filed 3–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status and Supplement A to Form I–485. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until May 23, 2005. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques, or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application to Register Permanent VerDate jul<14>2003 16:27 Mar 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 Residence or Adjust Status and Supplement A to Form I–485. (3) Agency Form Number, if Any, and the Applicable Component of the Department of Homeland Security Sponsoring the Collection: Form I–485 and I–485 Supplement A. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected Public Who Will be Asked or Required to Respond, as Well as a Brief Abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. This form allows an applicant to determine whether he or she must file under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and it allows the USCIS to collect information needed for reports to be made to different government committees. (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent to Respond: I–485 Adult respondents are 160,000 at 5.25 hours per response; I– 485 Children respondents are 112,000 at 4.5 hours per response; and I–485 Supplement A respondents are 50,000 at 13 minutes (.216 hours) per response. (6) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (in Hours) Associated With the Collection: Form I–485 annual burden hours are 1,316,000 and Form I–485 Supplement A annual burden hours are 10,800. If you have comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please contact Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529; 202–272–8377. Dated: March 17, 2005. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 05–5675 Filed 3–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Special Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters, File No. OMB–25. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14707 collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until May 23, 2005. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the collection of information, should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques, or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Special Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters. (3) Agency Form Number, if Any, and the Applicable Component of the Department of Homeland Security Sponsoring the Collection: No Agency Form Number (File No. OMB–25); U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected Public Who Will be Asked or Required to Respond, as Well as a Brief Abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. The information collected via the submitted supplemental documentation (as contained in 8 CFR 204.13(d)) will be used by the USCIS to determine eligibility for the requested classification as fourth preference employment-based immigrant broadcasters. (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent to Respond: 100 responses at 2 hours per response. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a 
Currently Approved Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: 
Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status and 
Supplement A to Form I-485.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services has submitted the following information collection 
request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to 
obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are 
encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until May 23, 2005.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should 
address one or more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques, 
or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.
    Overview of this information collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application to Register Permanent 
Residence or Adjust Status and Supplement A to Form I-485.
    (3) Agency Form Number, if Any, and the Applicable Component of the 
Department of Homeland Security Sponsoring the Collection: Form I-485 
and I-485 Supplement A. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (4) Affected Public Who Will be Asked or Required to Respond, as 
Well as a Brief Abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. This form 
allows an applicant to determine whether he or she must file under 
section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and it allows the 
USCIS to collect information needed for reports to be made to different 
government committees.
    (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount 
of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent to Respond: I-485 Adult 
respondents are 160,000 at 5.25 hours per response; I-485 Children 
respondents are 112,000 at 4.5 hours per response; and I-485 Supplement 
A respondents are 50,000 at 13 minutes (.216 hours) per response.
    (6) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (in Hours) Associated 
With the Collection: Form I-485 annual burden hours are 1,316,000 and 
Form I-485 Supplement A annual burden hours are 10,800.
    If you have comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
information collection instrument, please contact Richard A. Sloan, 
Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20529; 202-272-8377.

    Dated: March 17, 2005.
Richard A. Sloan,
Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. 05-5675 Filed 3-22-05; 8:45 am]
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