Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-589, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request, 69353-69354 [E9-31055]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 250 / Thursday, December 31, 2009 / Notices erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES any comments for this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until February 1, 2010. 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 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 OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202– 395–5806 or via oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615–0046 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: Interagency Alien Witness and Informant Record. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–854. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:06 Dec 30, 2009 Jkt 220001 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. Form I–854 is used by law enforcement agencies to bring alien witnesses and informants to the United States in ‘‘S’’ nonimmigrant classification. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 125 responses at 4 hours and 15 minutes (4.25) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 531 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 202–272–8377. Dated: December 28, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–31054 Filed 12–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–589, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I–589, Application for Asylum and for Witholding of Removal; OMB Control No. 1615–0067. 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 October 1, 2009, at 74 FR 50812, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments for this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69353 comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until February 1, 2010. 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 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 email at rfs.regs@dhs.gov, and 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 Number 1615–0067 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 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 a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Asylum and for Witholding of Removal. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–589. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 69354 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 250 / Thursday, December 31, 2009 / Notices abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. Form I–589 is necessary to determine whether an alien applying for asylum and/or withholding of deportation in the United States is classified as a refugee, and is eligible to remain in the United States.. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 63,138 responses at 12 hours per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 757,656 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 202–272–8377. Dated: December 28, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–31055 Filed 12–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–9 CNMI; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection under Review; Form I–9 CNMI, CNMI Employment Eligibility Verification; OMB Control No. 1615– 0112. The Department 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 March 1, 2010. During this 60 day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–9 CNMI. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I–9 CNMI 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:06 Dec 30, 2009 Jkt 220001 have 30 days to comment on any revisions to the Form I–9 CNMI. 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. 1615–0112 in the subject box. When submitting comments on this information collection, your comments should address one or more of the following four points. (1) Evaluate whether the 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 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 a. Type of information collection: Extension of an existing information collection. b. Abstract: This collection is necessary to document that each new employee (both citizen and noncitizen) hired in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), is authorized to work in the CNMI. c. Title of Form/Collection: CNMI Employment Eligibility Verification. d. Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–9 CNMI; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. e. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond: Primary: Individuals and Households. f. An estimate of the total number of respondents: 1,700 respondents at 9 PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 minutes per response, and 3 minutes for recordkeeping. g. Total Annual Reporting Burden: 340 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: December 28, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–31099 Filed 12–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G–1145; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form G–1145, E–Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance; OMB Control No. 1615– 0109. 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 October 16, 2009, at 74 FR 53284, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until February 1, 2010. 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 E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-589, Extension 
of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I-
589, Application for Asylum and for Witholding of Removal; OMB Control 
No. 1615-0067.

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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 October 1, 2009, at 74 FR 50812, allowing for a 60-
day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments for this 
information collection.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
February 1, 2010. 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 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 email at rfs.regs@dhs.gov, and 
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 Number 1615-0067 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 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 a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Asylum and for 
Witholding of Removal.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-589. 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief

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abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. Form I-589 is necessary 
to determine whether an alien applying for asylum and/or withholding of 
deportation in the United States is classified as a refugee, and is 
eligible to remain in the United States..
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 63,138 
responses at 12 hours per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 757,656 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 
202-272-8377.

    Dated: December 28, 2009.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
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