Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-690; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request, 53511 [E9-25043]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 200 / Monday, October 19, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–690; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: 30-Day notice of information collection under review: Form I–690, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Excludability; OMB Control Number 1615–0032. 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 June 25, 2009, at 74 FR 30312, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments on the form or instructions. However, USCIS did receive one comment concerning waivers. This comment has been forwarded to the appropriate USCIS office for a response. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 18, 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, 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, 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 email, please make sure to add OMB Control No. 1615–0032 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:51 Oct 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 (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: Extension of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Waiver of Grounds of Excludability. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–690. 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 this form to determine whether applicants are eligible for admission to the United States under sections 210 and 245A 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: 85 responses at 15 minutes (.25) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 21 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: October 14, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. E9–25043 Filed 10–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53511 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [Docket No. USCBP–2009–0026] Notice of Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (COAC) will meet on November 4, 2009 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: COAC will meet Wednesday, November 4, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee completes its business. If you plan on attending, please register either online at http:// www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/ trade_outreach/coac/, or by e-mail to tradeevents@dhs.gov by close-ofbusiness on Friday, October 30, 2009. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building in the Atrium Hall, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. Written material, comments, as well as any requests to have copies of your submitted materials distributed to committee members prior to the meeting should reach the contact person at the address below by October 30, 2009. Comments must be identified by USCBP–2009–0026 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: tradeevents@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 202–325–4290. • Mail: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 5.2A, Washington, DC 20229. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-690; Extension 
of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day notice of information collection under review: Form I-
690, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Excludability; OMB Control 
Number 1615-0032.

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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 June 25, 2009, at 74 FR 30312, allowing for a 60-
day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments on the 
form or instructions. However, USCIS did receive one comment concerning 
waivers. This comment has been forwarded to the appropriate USCIS 
office for a response.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
November 18, 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, 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, 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. 1615-0032 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: Extension of a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Waiver of Grounds 
of Excludability.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-690. 
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 this form to determine whether applicants are eligible for 
admission to the United States under sections 210 and 245A 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: 85 responses at 
15 minutes (.25) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 21 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: October 14, 2009.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
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