Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-929; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request, 61360 [E9-28113]

Download as PDF 61360 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 225 / Tuesday, November 24, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–929; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form I–929, Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U–1 Nonimmigrant; OMB Control No. 1615–0106. WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: 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 January 25, 2010. During this 60-day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–929. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I–929 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–929. 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. 1615–0106 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, VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:15 Nov 23, 2009 Jkt 220001 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: Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U–1 Nonimmigrant. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–929; 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. Section 245(m) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (Act) allows certain qualifying family members who have never held U nonimmigrant status to seek lawful permanent residence or apply for immigrant visas. Before such family members may apply for adjustment of status or seek immigrant visas, the U–1 nonimmigrant who has been granted adjustment of status must file an immigrant petition on behalf of the qualifying family member using Form I–929. Form I–929 is necessary for USCIS to make a determination that the eligibility requirements and conditions are met regarding the qualifying family member. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 2,000 responses at 1 hour per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 2000 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. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: November 18, 2009. Sunday Aigbe, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–28113 Filed 11–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service [Docket No. MMS–2009–OMM–0006] MMS Information Collection Activity: 1010–0091, Facilities Located Seaward of the Coast Line; Extension of a Collection, Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request AGENCY: Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of an extension of an information collection (1010–0091). SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements in the regulations under 30 CFR 254, Oil-Spill Response Requirements for Facilities Located Seaward of the Coast Line. This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these regulatory requirements. DATES: Submit written comments by December 24, 2009. ADDRESSES: You should submit comments directly to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior (1010–0091), either by fax (202) 395–5806 or e-mail (OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov). Please also send a copy to MMS by either of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov. In the entry titled ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID,’’ enter docket ID MMS-2009-OMM-0006 then click search. Under the tab ‘‘View By Docket Folder’’ you can submit public comments and view supporting and related materials available for this collection of information. Include your name and address. Submit comments to http://www.regulations.gov by December 24, 2009. The MMS will post all comments. • Mail or hand-carry comments to the Department of the Interior; Minerals Management Service; Attention: Cheryl Blundon; 381 Elden Street, MS–4024; Herndon, Virginia 20170–4817. Please E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-929; Extension 
of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form I-
929, Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U-1 Nonimmigrant; OMB 
Control No. 1615-0106.

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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 
January 25, 2010.
    During this 60-day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to 
revise the Form I-929. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I-929 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-929.
    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. 1615-0106 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: Petition for Qualifying Family 
Member of a U-1 Nonimmigrant.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-929; 
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. Section 
245(m) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (Act) allows certain 
qualifying family members who have never held U nonimmigrant status to 
seek lawful permanent residence or apply for immigrant visas. Before 
such family members may apply for adjustment of status or seek 
immigrant visas, the U-1 nonimmigrant who has been granted adjustment 
of status must file an immigrant petition on behalf of the qualifying 
family member using Form I-929. Form I-929 is necessary for USCIS to 
make a determination that the eligibility requirements and conditions 
are met regarding the qualifying family member.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 2,000 responses 
at 1 hour per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 2000 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: November 18, 2009.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration 
Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E9-28113 Filed 11-23-09; 8:45 am]
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