Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, 10052-10053 [06-1830]

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 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 39 / Tuesday, February 28, 2006 / Notices wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 agencies 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: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–526. 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 used by qualified immigrants seeking to enter the United States under section 203(b)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act for the purpose of engaging in a commercial enterprise, must petition the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,368 responses at 1 hour and 15 minutes (1.25 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 1,710 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, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Feb 27, 2006 Jkt 208001 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20529, (202) 272–8377. 10053 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (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. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Overview of This Information Collection Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, Renewal of Existing Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Benefits Under the Family Unity Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–817. 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 will be used to determine whether the applicant meets the eligibility requirements for benefits under 8 CFR 245A, Subpart C. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 40,000 responses at 2 hours and 30 minutes (2.5) hours per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 100,000 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 Dated: February 22, 2006. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 06–1830 Filed 2–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M Notice of information collection under review: Form, I–817, Application for Benefits Under the Family Unity Program. ACTION: The Department 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. This notice is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until May 1, 2006. 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 Officer, 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 1615–0005 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 agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: February 22, 2006. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigrant Services. [FR Doc. 06–1831 Filed 2–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 39 (Tuesday, February 28, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request

ACTION: 30-day notice of information collection under review: Immigrant 
Petition by Alien Entrepreneur, Form I-526, 1615-0026.

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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 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

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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 agencies 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: Extension of a Currently 
Approved Information Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Immigrant Petition by Alien 
Entrepreneur.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-526. 
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 
used by qualified immigrants seeking to enter the United States under 
section 203(b)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act for the 
purpose of engaging in a commercial enterprise, must petition the U.S. 
Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,368 responses 
at 1 hour and 15 minutes (1.25 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 1,710 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. 06-1830 Filed 2-27-06; 8:45 am]
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