Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request, 35506-35507 [E7-12460]

Download as PDF 35506 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 124 / Thursday, June 28, 2007 / Notices Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Naturalization. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N–400; 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. USCIS uses the information on this form to determine an applicant’s eligibility for naturalization. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 700,000 responses at 6 hours and 8 minutes (6.13 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 4,291,000 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/ menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243 c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=29227b58 fa16e010VgnVCM1000000ecd190a RCRD&vgnextchannel=29227b58 fa16e010VgnVCM1000000ecd190 aRCRD. If you have additional questions please contact Richard A. Sloan, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529; Telephone 202–272–8377. Dated: June 22, 2007. Richard Sloan, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–12459 Filed 6–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form I–864, Affidavit of Support Under Section ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:00 Jun 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 213A of the Act; Form I–864A, Contract Between Sponsor and Household Member; Form I–864EZ, EZ Affidavit of Support under Section 213 of the Act; Form I–864W, Intending Immigrant’s Affidavit of Support Exemption; OMB Control No. 1615–0075. 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 April 20, 2007, at 72 FR 19947 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments 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 July 30, 2007. 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, Chief, 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, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202–395– 6974 or via e-mail at kastrich@omb.eop.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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 an existing 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; 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: Form I–864, Form I–864A, Form I–864EZ, and Form 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. These forms are used by family-based and certain employmentbased immigrants to have the petitioning relative execute an Affidavit of Support on their behalf. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: I–864, 439,500 responses at 6 hours per response; I–864A, 215,800 responses at 1.75 hours per response; I– 864EZ, 100,000 responses at 2.5 hours per response; I–864W, 1,000 responses at 1 hour per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 3,265,650 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http: //www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/ menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243 c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=29227b58 fa16e010VgnVCM1000000ecd190 aRCRD&vgnextchannel=29227b58fa16e 010VgnVCM1000000ecd190aRCRD. If you have additional questions please contact Richard A. Sloan, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529; Telephone 202–272–8377. E:\FR\FM\28JNN1.SGM 28JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 124 / Thursday, June 28, 2007 / Notices Dated: June 22, 2007. Richard Sloan, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–12460 Filed 6–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form N–600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship; OMB Control No. 1615– 0057. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 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 April 20, 2007, at 72 FR 19946 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments 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 July 30, 2007. 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, Chief, 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 atrfs.regs@dhs.gov, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202– 395–6974 or via email at kastrich@omb.eop.gov. When submitting comments by email, please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615–0057 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:23 Jun 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 (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 an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Certificate of Citizenship. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N-600; 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. USCIS uses the information on the form to make a determination that the citizenship eligibility requirements and conditions are met by the applicant. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 88,500 responses at 1 hour and 35 minutes (1.583 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 140,095 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/ menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c 6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=29227b 58fa16e010VgnVCM1000000ecd190a RCRD&vgnextchannel=29227b 58fa16e010VgnVCM1000000ecd190a RCRD. If you have additional questions, please contact Richard A. Sloan, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35507 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529; Telephone 202–272–8377. Dated: June 22, 2007. Richard Sloan, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–12462 Filed 6–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey Climate Change Science Program Committee for Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.2: Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes U.S. Geological Survey, DOI. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The USGS–CCSP Committee for Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.2: Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes will meet in the Hampton Inn in Lakewood, Colorado on July 12–13, 2007. Agenda: The goal of the meeting is to produce a detailed outline of the structure of the Synthesis and Assessment Product and to identify key areas of input and to create a list of potential contributing authors for these areas. Records under consideration will include, but not necessarily be limited to, paleo-records from tree rings, ice cores, lake sediments, pollen records, distributions of marine and terrestrial organisms as well as isotopic indicators measured on them, and the temporal evolution of terrestrial depositional and erosional environments. The agenda will focus on the key topics of the past record of change in Arctic sea ice extent, in the status of the Greenland ice sheet, paleo-temperature and paleoprecipitation records, and past intervals of rapid climate change. The meeting is open to the public at the times listed below. Pre-registration is required to attend. Contact the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at the address given below by July 9, 2007 to pre-register and receive a copy of the meeting agenda. Public involvement in the meeting is encouraged. Prepared statements may be presented orally to the Committee on Thursday, July 12, 2007 between 11 a.m. and noon. Public statements will be limited to 3 minutes per person. For scheduling reasons, intent to make a public statement must be established at the time of pre-registration. A written copy of the oral statement must be left with the Committee’s DFO at the E:\FR\FM\28JNN1.SGM 28JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 124 (Thursday, June 28, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35506-35507]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-12460]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an 
Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form I-
864, Affidavit of Support Under Section 213A of the Act; Form I-864A, 
Contract Between Sponsor and Household Member; Form I-864EZ, EZ 
Affidavit of Support under Section 213 of the Act; Form I-864W, 
Intending Immigrant's Affidavit of Support Exemption; OMB Control No. 
1615-0075.

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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 April 20, 2007, at 72 FR 19947 allowing for a 60-
day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments 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 
July 30, 2007. 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, Chief, 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, and to the OMB USCIS Desk 
Officer via facsimile at 202-395-6974 or via e-mail at 
kastrich@omb.eop.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 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 an existing 
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; 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: Form I-864, 
Form I-864A, Form I-864EZ, and Form 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. These 
forms are used by family-based and certain employment-based immigrants 
to have the petitioning relative execute an Affidavit of Support on 
their behalf.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: I-864, 439,500 
responses at 6 hours per response; I-864A, 215,800 responses at 1.75 
hours per response; I-864EZ, 100,000 responses at 2.5 hours per 
response; I-864W, 1,000 responses at 1 hour per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 3,265,650 annual burden hours.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
information collection instrument, please visit the USCIS Web site at: 
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/
menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/
?vgnextoid=29227b58fa16e010VgnVCM1000000ecd190aRCRD&vgnextchannel=29227b
58fa16e010VgnVCM1000000ecd190aRCRD.
    If you have additional questions please contact Richard A. Sloan, 
Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration 
Services, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 
20529; Telephone 202-272-8377.


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    Dated: June 22, 2007.
Richard Sloan,
Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration 
Services, Department of Homeland Security.
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