Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-129S; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request, 30314 [E9-14939]

Download as PDF 30314 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 121 / Thursday, June 25, 2009 / Notices (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Advance Permission to enter as Nonimmigrant (Pursuant to 212(d)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–192; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). (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 to enter the U.S. temporarily under the provisions of section 212(d)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 17,000 responses at 30 minutes (.50) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 8,500 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529–2210, Telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: June 19, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–14938 Filed 6–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–129S; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: 6-day notice of information collection under review; Form I–129S, Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition; OMB Control No. 1615–0010. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:25 Jun 24, 2009 Jkt 217001 information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until August 24, 2009. During this 60-day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–129S. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I–129S we will advise the public when we publish 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–129S. 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 Products Division, Clearance Officer, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529–2210. 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 No. 1615–0010 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; (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: Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–129S; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. USCIS will use the information collected to determine whether the applicant meets the eligibility for the requested immigration benefit. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 250,000 responses at 35 minutes per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 145,750 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the Web Site at: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529–2210, Telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: June 19, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–14939 Filed 6–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review: File No. OMB 25, Special Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters; OMB Control No. 1615– 0064. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-129S; Extension 
of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 6-day notice of information collection under review; Form I-
129S, Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition; OMB Control 
No. 1615-0010.

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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 
August 24, 2009.
    During this 60-day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to 
revise the Form I-129S. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I-129S we 
will advise the public when we publish 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-129S.
    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 Products Division, 
Clearance Officer, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-
2210. 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 No. 1615-0010 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;
    (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: Nonimmigrant Petition Based on 
Blanket L Petition.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-129S; 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. USCIS 
will use the information collected to determine whether the applicant 
meets the eligibility for the requested immigration benefit.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 250,000 
responses at 35 minutes per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 145,750 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web Site at: http://www.regulations.gov.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2210, Telephone 
number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: June 19, 2009.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E9-14939 Filed 6-24-09; 8:45 am]
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