60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-230, Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration, OMB Number 1405-0015, 61776 [2011-25743]

Download as PDF 61776 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 193 / Wednesday, October 5, 2011 / Notices A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of the Presidential disaster declaration for the State of Texas, dated 09/09/2011 is hereby amended to include the following areas as adversely affected by the disaster: Primary Counties: (Physical Damage and Economic Injury Loans): Harrison, Smith, Upshur. Contiguous Counties: (Economic Injury Loans Only): Texas, Camp, Henderson, Panola, Van Zandt, Wood, All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 59002 and 59008) Joseph P. Loddo, Acting Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2011–25663 Filed 10–4–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7635] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–230, Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration, OMB Number 1405–0015 Notice of request for public comments. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0015. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State (CA/VO). • Form Number: DS–230. • Respondents: Immigrant visa applicants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 672,000 per year. • Estimated Number of Responses: 672,000 per year. • Average Hours per Response: 2 hours. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:11 Oct 04, 2011 Jkt 226001 • Total Estimated Burden: 1,344,000 hours per year. • Frequency: Once per respondent. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from October 5, 2011. DATES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: ClausSR@state.gov. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Chief, Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa Services—DS– 230 Reauthorization, 2401 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20520–30106. • Fax: (202) 663–3898. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: 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 Stefanie Claus 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) 663–2910 or claussr@state.gov. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper performance of 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, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Abstract of proposed collection: The DS–230 is used to determine the eligibility of aliens applying for immigrant visas that have not completed the DS–260, Online Immigrant Visa Form. Methodology: The information will be collected in person at posts. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 20, 2011. Edward J. Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Acting, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (http://www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701–1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 7635]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-230, 
Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration, OMB Number 1405-
0015

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in 
the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting 
this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
     Title of Information Collection: Application for Immigrant 
Visa and Alien Registration.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0015.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department 
of State (CA/VO).
     Form Number: DS-230.
     Respondents: Immigrant visa applicants.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 672,000 per year.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 672,000 per year.
     Average Hours per Response: 2 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden: 1,344,000 hours per year.
     Frequency: Once per respondent.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a 
Benefit.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 
days from October 5, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     E-mail: ClausSR@state.gov.
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): Chief, 
Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa Services--DS-230 
Reauthorization, 2401 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20520-30106.
     Fax: (202) 663-3898.
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence.

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 Stefanie Claus 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) 663-2910 or claussr@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper performance of 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, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
technology.
    Abstract of proposed collection: The DS-230 is used to determine 
the eligibility of aliens applying for immigrant visas that have not 
completed the DS-260, Online Immigrant Visa Form.
    Methodology: The information will be collected in person at posts.

    Dated: September 20, 2011.
Edward J. Ramotowski,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Acting, Bureau of Consular Affairs, 
Department of State.
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