Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-140, Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request, 49392 [E9-23363]

Download as PDF 49392 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 186 / Monday, September 28, 2009 / Notices Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528, 202– 254–6877. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). At this meeting, the Committee will receive classified (SECRET-level) updated threat and Homeland Security related briefings; and classified reports from the Committee panels. West Coast laboratories, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), and Homeland Security experts will present SECRET-level briefings concerning matters sensitive to homeland security. Basis for Closure: In accordance with section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, it has been determined that the Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee meeting concerns sensitive Homeland Security information and classified matters within the meaning of 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and (c)(9)(B) which, if prematurely disclosed, would significantly jeopardize national security and frustrate implementation of proposed agency actions and that, accordingly, the portion of the meeting that concerns these issues will be closed to the public. Dated: September 16, 2009. Bradley I. Buswell, Under Secretary for Science and Technology (Acting). [FR Doc. E9–23221 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–140, Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I–140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker; OMB Control Number 1615–0015. 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 May 5, 2009, at 74 FR 20722, allowing for a 60-day public VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:33 Sep 25, 2009 Jkt 217001 comment period. USCIS received three comments. USCIS’s discussion and response to the comments are addressed in the supporting statement. The supporting statement will be posted to the Web site at: http:// www.regulations.gov. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 28, 2009. 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), and to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 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, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202–395– 5806 or via e-mail at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure to add OMB Control No. 1615–0015 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 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. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–140, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for profit. The information furnished on Form I–140 will be used by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to classify aliens under section 203(b)(1), 203(b)(2) or 203(b)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (Act). (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 96,000 responses at one hour per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 96,000 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: September 23, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. E9–23363 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information: 1651–0085. SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning Administrative Rulings. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 27, 2009, to be assured of consideration. E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-140, Revision of 
a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I-
140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker; OMB Control Number 1615-0015.

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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 May 5, 2009, at 74 FR 20722, allowing for a 60-day 
public comment period. USCIS received three comments. USCIS's 
discussion and response to the comments are addressed in the supporting 
statement. The supporting statement will be posted to the Web site at: 
http://www.regulations.gov.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
October 28, 2009. 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), and to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS Desk 
Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory 
Products Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 
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, and to the 
OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202-395-5806 or via e-mail at 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov.
    When submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure to add OMB 
Control No. 1615-0015 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 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.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Immigrant Petition for Alien 
Workers.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-140, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for profit. The 
information furnished on Form I-140 will be used by U.S. Citizenship 
and Immigration Services to classify aliens under section 203(b)(1), 
203(b)(2) or 203(b)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (Act).
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 96,000 
responses at one hour per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 96,000 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: September 23, 2009.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. E9-23363 Filed 9-25-09; 8:45 am]
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