30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-3032, Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants, OMB No. 1405-0126, 61200 [E9-28038]

Download as PDF 61200 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 224 / Monday, November 23, 2009 / Notices Dated: November 16, 2009. Edward Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Acting, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–28041 Filed 11–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–3032, Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants, OMB No. 1405–0126 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0126. • Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Visa Services. • Form Number: DS–3032. • Respondents: All immigrant visa applicants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 330,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 330,000. • Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 55,000 hours. • Frequency: Once per application. • Obligation to Respond: Required to obtained benefit. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from November 23, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following methods: • E-mail: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Fax: 202–395–5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department of State. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection 16:37 Nov 20, 2009 We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary to properly perform our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [Public Notice 6817] VerDate Nov<24>2008 listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Lauren Prosnik of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663–2951. Jkt 220001 Abstract of Proposed Collection: When an approved immigrant visa petition is received at the National Visa Center (NVC) and is determined to be current for processing, NVC will send the petition beneficiary Form DS–3032, which allows the beneficiary to choose an agent to receive mailings from NVC and assist in the paperwork or paying required fees. The applicant is not required to choose an agent and may have all mailings sent to an address abroad. However, the alien’s case will be held at NVC until the signed form is returned. If the form is not returned within one year, NVC will begin the case termination process. DS–3032 is not required if a G–28 (Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Representative) is received from DHS and the attorney is the agent, the alien is self-petitioning, or a child is being adopted. Once the form has been signed and returned to NVC the applicant process will proceed. Methodology: DS–3032 will be submitted via mail to the National Visa Center. Dated: November 16, 2009. Edward Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Acting, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–28038 Filed 11–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE [Docket No. WTO/DS389] WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding European Communities— Certain Measures Affecting Poultry Meat and Poultry Meat Products From the United States AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. SUMMARY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (‘‘USTR’’) is providing notice that on October 23, 2009, the United States requested the establishment of a panel under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (‘‘WTO Agreement’’) with respect to certain measures of the European Communities (‘‘EC’’) affecting the import and marketing of poultry products from the United States. That request may be found at www.wto.org contained in a document designated as WT/DS389/4. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in this dispute. DATES: Although USTR will accept any comments received during the course of the dispute settlement proceedings, comments should be submitted on or before January 8, 2010 to be assured of timely consideration by USTR. ADDRESSES: Public comments should be submitted electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov, docket number USTR–2009–0005. If you are unable to provide submissions by http:// www.regulations.gov, please contact Sandy McKinzy at (202) 395–9483 to arrange for an alternative method of transmission. If (as explained below) the comment contains confidential information, then the comment should be submitted by fax only to Sandy McKinzy at (202) 395–3640. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Sloane Strickler, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 600 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508, (202) 395– 6164. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 127(b) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA) (19 U.S.C. 3537(b)(1)) requires that notice and opportunity for comment be provided after the United States submits or receives a request for the establishment of a WTO dispute settlement panel. Consistent with this obligation, USTR is providing notice that the establishment of a dispute settlement panel has been requested pursuant to the WTO E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6817]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-3032, Choice 
of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants, OMB No. 1405-0126

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995.
     Title of Information Collection: Choice of Address and 
Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0126.
     Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of 
Visa Services.
     Form Number: DS-3032.
     Respondents: All immigrant visa applicants.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 330,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 330,000.
     Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden: 55,000 hours.
     Frequency: Once per application.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to obtained benefit.

DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
up to 30 days from November 23, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following 
methods:
     E-mail: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the 
DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in 
the subject line of your message.
     Fax: 202-395-5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department 
of State.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the proposed information collection and 
supporting documents, to Lauren Prosnik of the Office of Visa Services, 
U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L-603, Washington, DC 
20522, who may be reached at (202) 663-2951.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary to properly perform our functions.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond.

Abstract of Proposed Collection:

    When an approved immigrant visa petition is received at the 
National Visa Center (NVC) and is determined to be current for 
processing, NVC will send the petition beneficiary Form DS-3032, which 
allows the beneficiary to choose an agent to receive mailings from NVC 
and assist in the paperwork or paying required fees. The applicant is 
not required to choose an agent and may have all mailings sent to an 
address abroad. However, the alien's case will be held at NVC until the 
signed form is returned. If the form is not returned within one year, 
NVC will begin the case termination process. DS-3032 is not required if 
a G-28 (Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Representative) is 
received from DHS and the attorney is the agent, the alien is self-
petitioning, or a child is being adopted. Once the form has been signed 
and returned to NVC the applicant process will proceed.

Methodology:

    DS-3032 will be submitted via mail to the National Visa Center.

    Dated: November 16, 2009.
Edward Ramotowski,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Acting, Bureau of Consular Affairs, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-28038 Filed 11-20-09; 8:45 am]
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