Request for Public Comment on the E-Verify Program Designated Agent Process, 29711 [E9-14641]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 119 / Tuesday, June 23, 2009 / Notices Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 11,400 hours annually. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on June 17, 2009. Ginger LeMay, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Business Improvements and Communications, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. E9–14647 Filed 6–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [CIS No. 2477–09; DHS Docket No. USCIS– 2009–0019] RIN 1615–ZA88 Request for Public Comment on the EVerify Program Designated Agent Process AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeks public comment on the E-Verify Program Designated Agent Process under which a participating employer may choose to outsource submission of employment eligibility verification queries for newly hired employees to a Designated Agent. DATES: This Notice is effective June 23, 2009. Please submit your comments or suggestions for improving the Designated Agent process by August 24, 2009. ADDRESSES: Please submit your written comments and suggestions by e-mail to DAsupport@dhs.gov and include ‘‘DA Re-Engineering Comment’’ in the subject line of your e-mail. When submitting your comments or suggestions, please let us know whether you access the E-Verify Program directly, or whether you developed and use a web services interface to access the E-Verify Program. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cassandra Stekly, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Verification Division, 470–490 East L’Enfant Plaza, SW., Suite 8001, Washington, DC 20529–2630; Telephone: (888) 464–4218. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EVerify Program is a free employment eligibility confirmation system operated jointly by USCIS and the Social Security Administration (SSA). It is designed to VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:15 Jun 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 determine the employment eligibility of new hires. The E-Verify Program allows participating employers to electronically confirm the employment eligibility of newly hired employees to help maintain a stable and legal workforce. An E-Verify Designated Agent is a liaison between E-Verify and employers who choose to outsource submission of employment eligibility verification queries for newly hired employees. EVerify Designated Agents conduct the verification process for other employers or clients. An E-Verify Designated Agent must register online and sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SSA and DHS. Once the MOU is approved, the E-Verify Designated Agent can then begin registering employers and clients who have designated it to perform their verification services. The program design for Designated Agents has changed very little over the past several years. Accordingly, USCIS plans to review the Designated Agent process to assess how Designated Agents provide this service to their clients. The purpose of this notice is to request that Designated Agents, their clients, or others with Designated Agent experience provide their comments or suggestions for improving the Designated Agent process. Paperwork Reduction Act The E-Verify Program has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The approved OMB Control Number is 1615–0092. Michael Aytes, Acting Deputy Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. E9–14641 Filed 6–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P NATIONAL INDIAN GAMING COMMISSION Notice of Approved Class II and III Tribal Gaming Ordinances AGENCY: National Indian Gaming Commission. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of class II and III gaming ordinances approved by the Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission. DATES: Effective Date: This notice is effective upon date of publication in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Frances Fragua, Office of General PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29711 Counsel at the National Indian Gaming Commission, 202–632–7003, or by facsimile at 202–632–7066 (not toll-free numbers). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., established the National Indian Gaming Commission (Commission). Section 2710 of the IGRA authorizes the Chairman of the Commission to approve class II and class III tribal gaming ordinances. Section 2710(d)(2)(B) of the IGRA, as implemented by 25 CFR 522.8, requires the Commission to publish, in the Federal Register, approved class III gaming ordinances and the approvals thereof. The Commission believes that publishing a periodic notice of approved class II or III gaming ordinances in the Federal Register, along with publishing on the Commission’s Web site the full text of each ordinance and any approved amendments, is sufficient to meet the requirements of 25 U.S.C. Section 2710(d)(2)(B) and provide the public with adequate notice of all gaming ordinance approvals. Every approved gaming ordinance, every approved ordinance amendment, and the approvals thereof, are posted on the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.nigc.gov) under Reading Room, Gaming Ordinances. Also, the Commission will make copies of approved ordinances available to the public upon request. Requests can be made in writing to the Office of General Counsel, National Indian Gaming Commission, Attn: Frances Fragua, 1441 L Street, NW., Suite 9100, Washington, DC 20005. The following constitutes a consolidated list of all Tribes for which the Chairman has approved tribal gaming ordinances authorizing class II or III gaming. 1. Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma 2. Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians 3. Ak-Chin Indian Community 4. Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town 5. Alturas Indian Rancheria 6. Apache Tribe of Oklahoma 7. Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes of Fort Peck 8. Augustine Band of Mission Indians 9. Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa 10. Barona Band of Mission Indians 11. Bay Mills Indian Community 12. Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria 13. Berry Creek Rancheria of Tyme Maidu Indians E:\FR\FM\23JNN1.SGM 23JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[CIS No. 2477-09; DHS Docket No. USCIS-2009-0019]
RIN 1615-ZA88


Request for Public Comment on the E-Verify Program Designated 
Agent Process

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeks public 
comment on the E-Verify Program Designated Agent Process under which a 
participating employer may choose to outsource submission of employment 
eligibility verification queries for newly hired employees to a 
Designated Agent.

DATES: This Notice is effective June 23, 2009. Please submit your 
comments or suggestions for improving the Designated Agent process by 
August 24, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Please submit your written comments and suggestions by e-
mail to DAsupport@dhs.gov and include ``DA Re-Engineering Comment'' in 
the subject line of your e-mail. When submitting your comments or 
suggestions, please let us know whether you access the E-Verify Program 
directly, or whether you developed and use a web services interface to 
access the E-Verify Program.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cassandra Stekly, Department of 
Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), 
Verification Division, 470-490 East L'Enfant Plaza, SW., Suite 8001, 
Washington, DC 20529-2630; Telephone: (888) 464-4218.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The E-Verify Program is a free employment 
eligibility confirmation system operated jointly by USCIS and the 
Social Security Administration (SSA). It is designed to determine the 
employment eligibility of new hires. The E-Verify Program allows 
participating employers to electronically confirm the employment 
eligibility of newly hired employees to help maintain a stable and 
legal workforce.
    An E-Verify Designated Agent is a liaison between E-Verify and 
employers who choose to outsource submission of employment eligibility 
verification queries for newly hired employees. E-Verify Designated 
Agents conduct the verification process for other employers or clients. 
An E-Verify Designated Agent must register online and sign a Memorandum 
of Understanding (MOU) with SSA and DHS. Once the MOU is approved, the 
E-Verify Designated Agent can then begin registering employers and 
clients who have designated it to perform their verification services.
    The program design for Designated Agents has changed very little 
over the past several years. Accordingly, USCIS plans to review the 
Designated Agent process to assess how Designated Agents provide this 
service to their clients. The purpose of this notice is to request that 
Designated Agents, their clients, or others with Designated Agent 
experience provide their comments or suggestions for improving the 
Designated Agent process.

Paperwork Reduction Act

    The E-Verify Program has been approved by the Office of Management 
and Budget under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The approved OMB Control 
Number is 1615-0092.

 Michael Aytes,
Acting Deputy Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. E9-14641 Filed 6-22-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-97-P