Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman; DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission, 66654 [E8-26722]

Download as PDF 66654 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 218 / Monday, November 10, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman; DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman, DHS. ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection 1601–0004, DHS Form 7001. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman, submits this extension for the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman is soliciting comments concerning an extension to an existing information collection, DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission, DHS Form 7001. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until January 9, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1 ADDRESSES: 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), Office of the CIS Ombudsman, Director of Communications, Mail Stop 1225, Washington, DC 20528–1225. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–8352, 202–357–0042 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov or cisombudsman@dhs.gov. If additional information is required contact: the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the CIS Ombudsman, Director of Communications, Mail Stop 1225, Washington, DC 20528–1225, 202–357– 8100. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Deputy Secretary, Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (CISOMB), collects information to receive and process correspondence received from individuals, employers, and their designated representatives to: (1) Assist jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:09 Nov 07, 2008 Jkt 217001 individuals and employers in resolving problems during interactions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); (2) identify areas in which individuals and employers have problems in dealing with USCIS; and (3) and to the extent possible, propose changes to mitigate problems as mandated by the Homeland Security Act of 2002, section 452. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments which: 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 submissions of responses. Analysis Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman. Title: DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission. OMB Number: 1601–0004. Frequency: One-time response. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. This information collection is necessary for CISOMB to identify problem areas, propose changes, and assist individuals experiencing problems during adjudication of an immigrant benefit with USCIS. Number of Respondents: 2,600 respondents. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour per response. Total Burden Hours: 2,600 annual burden hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $0.00. Richard Mangogna, Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E8–26722 Filed 11–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DHS–2008–0015] Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security Biographies and Awards System of Records Privacy Office; DHS. Notice of Privacy Act system of AGENCY: ACTION: records. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 and as part of the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing effort to review and update legacy system of record notices, the Department of Homeland Security proposes to consolidate four legacy record systems: Treasury/CS.032 Biographical Files (Headquarters), October 18, 2001, FEMA/EX–1 Biographies, September 7, 1990, FEMA/ EX–2 President’s and Director’s Award Nominees, September 7, 1990, and DOT/CG 671 Biographical Statement, April 11, 2000, into one Departmentwide system of records. The Department of Homeland Security also proposes to partially consolidate Treasury/ USSS.008 Public Affairs Record System, August 28, 2001, into this new record system. This system will allow the Department of Homeland Security to collect and maintain the biographical information of Department of Homeland Security employees and other individuals, as well as Departmental award recipients who are not employed by the Department of Homeland Security. Departmental award recipients who are Department of Homeland Security employees are covered under OPM/GOVT–2 Performance File System Records. Categories of individuals, categories of records, and the routine uses of these legacy system of records notices have been consolidated and updated to better reflect the Department’s biographies record systems. This consolidated system, titled Biographies and Awards, will be included in the Department’s inventory of record systems. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before December 10, 2008. This new system will be effective December 10, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number DHS– 2008–0015 by one of the following methods: • Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–866–466–5370. E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY


Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman; DHS 
CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission

AGENCY: Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman, 
DHS.

ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an 
existing information collection 1601-0004, DHS Form 7001.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Citizenship 
and Immigration Services Ombudsman, submits this extension for the 
following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35). The Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman 
is soliciting comments concerning an extension to an existing 
information collection, DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission, DHS 
Form 7001.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until January 9, 
2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1

ADDRESSES: 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), Office of the CIS Ombudsman, 
Director of Communications, Mail Stop 1225, Washington, DC 20528-1225. 
Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202-272-8352, 
202-357-0042 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov or cisombudsman@dhs.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If additional information is required 
contact: the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the CIS 
Ombudsman, Director of Communications, Mail Stop 1225, Washington, DC 
20528-1225, 202-357-8100.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security, Office 
of the Deputy Secretary, Office of the Citizenship and Immigration 
Services Ombudsman (CISOMB), collects information to receive and 
process correspondence received from individuals, employers, and their 
designated representatives to: (1) Assist individuals and employers in 
resolving problems during interactions with U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS); (2) identify areas in which individuals 
and employers have problems in dealing with USCIS; and (3) and to the 
extent possible, propose changes to mitigate problems as mandated by 
the Homeland Security Act of 2002, section 452.
    The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in 
comments which:
    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 
submissions of responses.

Analysis

    Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Citizenship 
and Immigration Services Ombudsman.
    Title: DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission.
    OMB Number: 1601-0004.
    Frequency: One-time response.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households. This information 
collection is necessary for CISOMB to identify problem areas, propose 
changes, and assist individuals experiencing problems during 
adjudication of an immigrant benefit with USCIS.
    Number of Respondents: 2,600 respondents.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour per response.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,600 annual burden hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $0.00.

Richard Mangogna,
Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-26722 Filed 11-7-08; 8:45 am]
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