Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G-646, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request, 50633 [E8-19854]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 27, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G–646, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form G–646, Sworn Statement of Refugee Applying for Admission to the United States; OMB Control No. 1615–0097. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), 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 October 27, 2008. Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice, and especially with regard to 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, NW., Suite 3008, 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 add the OMB Control Number 1615– 0097 in the subject box. 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: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Sworn Statement of Refugee Applying for Admission into the United States. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component sponsoring the collection: Form G–646, 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 data collected on this form is used by the DHS to determine eligibility for the admission of VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:52 Aug 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 applicants to the United States as refugees. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 75,000 responses at 20 minutes (.333 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 24,975 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.regulations.gov/. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529, Telephone number 202–272–8377. 50633 ACTION: 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, NW., Suite 3008, 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 add the OMB Control Number 1615– 0013 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. 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 October 27, 2008. During this 60-day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–131. Should USCIS decide to revise the Form I–131 it will advise the public when it publishes the 30-day notice in the Federal Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public will then have 30-days to comment on any revisions to the Form I–131. Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice, and especially with regard to the Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Travel Document. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–131. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Certain aliens, namely permanent or conditional residents, refugees or asylees and aliens abroad use this information collection to apply for a travel document to lawfully enter or reenter the United States. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 164,103 responses at 1 hour and 55 minutes per response. Dated: August 22, 2008. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G-646, Extension 
of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form G-
646, Sworn Statement of Refugee Applying for Admission to the United 
States; OMB Control No. 1615-0097.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS), 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 
October 27, 2008.
    Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this 
notice, and especially with regard to 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, NW., Suite 3008, 
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 add the OMB Control Number 1615-
0097 in the subject box.
    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:

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Sworn Statement of Refugee 
Applying for Admission into the United States.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component 
sponsoring the collection: Form G-646, 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 data 
collected on this form is used by the DHS to determine eligibility for 
the admission of applicants to the United States as refugees.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 75,000 
responses at 20 minutes (.333 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 24,975 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.regulations.gov/.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 
111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529, 
Telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: August 22, 2008.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E8-19854 Filed 8-26-08; 8:45 am]
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