Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 10052 [06-1829]

Download as PDF 10052 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 39 / Tuesday, February 28, 2006 / Notices USCIS Web site at: http://uscis.gov/ graphics/formsfee/forms/pra/index.htm. If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20529, (202) 272–8377. Dated: February 22, 2006. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 06–1805 Filed 2–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request 30-day notice of information collection under review: Affidavit of Support under Section 213A of the Act, Contract Between Sponsor and Household Member, EZ Affidavit of Support under Sec. 213 of the Act, and Intending Immigrant’s Affidavit of Support Exemption; Forms I–864, I– 864A, I–864EZ and I–864W. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information 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 was previously published in the Federal Register on December 14, 2005, at 70 FR 74029. The notice allowed for a 60-day comment period. No comments were received on this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until March 30, 2006. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Director, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–8352 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615–0075 in VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Feb 27, 2006 Jkt 208001 the subject box. 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 proposed 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 proposed 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: Revision of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Affidavit of Support under Section 213A of the Act, Contract Between Sponsor and Household Member, EZ Affidavit of Support under Section 213 of the Act, and Intending Immigrant’s Affidavit of Support Exemption. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Forms I–864, Form I–864A, I–864EZ, and I–864W. 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 forms are mandated by law for a petitioning relative to submit an affidavit on their relative’s behalf. The executed form creates a contract between the sponsor and any entity that provides means-tested benefits. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 756,300 responses at 3.3 hours per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 2,502,450 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 instrument with instructions, or additional information, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http://uscis.gov/ graphics/formsfee/forms/pra/index.htm. If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20529, (202) 272–8377. Dated: February 22, 2006. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 06–1829 Filed 2–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request 30-day notice of information collection under review: Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur, Form I– 526, 1615–0026. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information 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 was previously published in the Federal Register on December 14, 2005, at 70 FR 74028. The notice allowed for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received on this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until March 30, 2006. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Director, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–8352 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615–0026 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the collection of E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

ACTION: 30-day notice of information collection under review: Affidavit 
of Support under Section 213A of the Act, Contract Between Sponsor and 
Household Member, EZ Affidavit of Support under Sec. 213 of the Act, 
and Intending Immigrant's Affidavit of Support Exemption; Forms I-864, 
I-864A, I-864EZ and I-864W.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information 
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 was previously published in the 
Federal Register on December 14, 2005, at 70 FR 74029. The notice 
allowed for a 60-day comment period. No comments were received on this 
information collection.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
March 30, 2006. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Director, Regulatory Management 
Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, 
Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via 
facsimile to 202-272-8352 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When 
submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control 
Number 1615-0075 in the subject box. 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 proposed 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 proposed 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: Revision of a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Affidavit of Support under 
Section 213A of the Act, Contract Between Sponsor and Household Member, 
EZ Affidavit of Support under Section 213 of the Act, and Intending 
Immigrant's Affidavit of Support Exemption.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Forms I-864, 
Form I-864A, I-864EZ, and I-864W. 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 forms 
are mandated by law for a petitioning relative to submit an affidavit 
on their relative's behalf. The executed form creates a contract 
between the sponsor and any entity that provides means-tested benefits.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 756,300 
responses at 3.3 hours per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 2,502,450 annual burden hours.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or 
additional information, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http://
uscis.gov/graphics/formsfee/forms/pra/index.htm.
    If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory 
Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Washington, 
DC 20529, (202) 272-8377.

    Dated: February 22, 2006.
Richard A. Sloan,
Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. 06-1829 Filed 2-27-06; 8:45 am]
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