30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants, 71668 [2012-29112]

Download as PDF 71668 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 232 / Monday, December 3, 2012 / Notices (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59002) Dated: November 21, 2012. Karen G. Mills, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2012–29144 Filed 11–30–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loans; Interest Rate for First Quarter FY 2013 In accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations 13—Business Credit and Assistance § 123.512, the following interest rate is effective for Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loans approved on or after November 26, 2012. Military Reservist Loan Program 4.000% Dated: November 19, 2012. James E. Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2012–29124 Filed 11–30–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 8100] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants Department of State. Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) up to January 2, 2013. 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: • Email: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and the emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:30 Nov 30, 2012 Jkt 229001 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 collection instrument and supporting documents, to Sydney Taylor, Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street NW., L–630, Washington, DC who may be reached on 202–663–3721. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • 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: CA/VO/L/R. • Form Number: DS–3032. • Respondents: Immigrant Visa Applicants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 330,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 330,000. • Average Time per Response: 10 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 55,000. • Frequency: Once per Respondent. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefit. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this 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 information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of proposed collection: Form DS–3032 permits the principal applicant filing an immigrant visa application to choose an agent living in the United States who will be authorized to receive mailings relating to that application from the National PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Visa Center (NVC), assist in the paperwork, and pay required fees. The applicant is not required to choose an agent and may have all mailings sent to an address abroad. The applicant’s file will be held at NVC until the signed form is returned. In accordance with Section 222(f) of the INA, information obtained from applicants in the immigrant visa process is considered confidential and is to be used only for the formulation, amendment, administration, or enforcement of the immigrant, nationality, and other laws of the United States. Methodology: Form DS–3032 is mailed to the principal applicant once the underlying immigrant visa petition has been approved by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and NVC has determined that the case is current and active for processing. The applicant then submits the form to NVC via mail and waits for further instructions. Dated: November 13, 2012. Edward J. Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–29112 Filed 11–30–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA), as Amended: Notice Regarding the 2012 Annual Review Office of the United States Trade Representative ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) received no new petitions in September 2012 to review certain practices in a beneficiary developing country to determine whether such country is in compliance with the ATPA eligibility criteria. USTR received updates related to one matter that is currently under review. This notice specifies the status of the petitions filed in prior years that have remained under review. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bennett M. Harman, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Latin America, at (202) 395–9446. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ATPA (19 U.S.C. 3201 et seq.), as renewed and amended by the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act of 2002 (ATPDEA) in the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–210) and the ‘‘Act to Extend the Andean Trade Preference Act (Pub. L. 110–436), provides trade SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 232 (Monday, December 3, 2012)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-29112]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 8100]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Choice of 
Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants

AGENCY: Department of State.

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 information 
collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we 
are requesting comments on this collection from all interested 
individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 
30 days for public comment.

DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) up to January 2, 2013.

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:
     Email: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the 
DS form number, information collection title, and the 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 collection instrument and 
supporting documents, to Sydney Taylor, Visa Services, U.S. Department 
of State, 2401 E. Street NW., L-630, Washington, DC who may be reached 
on 202-663-3721.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
     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: CA/VO/L/R.
     Form Number: DS-3032.
     Respondents: Immigrant Visa Applicants.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 330,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 330,000.
     Average Time per Response: 10 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 55,000.
     Frequency: Once per Respondent.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefit.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this 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 
information technology.

Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.
    Abstract of proposed collection:
    Form DS-3032 permits the principal applicant filing an immigrant 
visa application to choose an agent living in the United States who 
will be authorized to receive mailings relating to that application 
from the National Visa Center (NVC), assist in the paperwork, and pay 
required fees. The applicant is not required to choose an agent and may 
have all mailings sent to an address abroad. The applicant's file will 
be held at NVC until the signed form is returned. In accordance with 
Section 222(f) of the INA, information obtained from applicants in the 
immigrant visa process is considered confidential and is to be used 
only for the formulation, amendment, administration, or enforcement of 
the immigrant, nationality, and other laws of the United States.
    Methodology:
    Form DS-3032 is mailed to the principal applicant once the 
underlying immigrant visa petition has been approved by the Department 
of Homeland Security (DHS) and NVC has determined that the case is 
current and active for processing. The applicant then submits the form 
to NVC via mail and waits for further instructions.

    Dated: November 13, 2012.
Edward J. Ramotowski,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2012-29112 Filed 11-30-12; 8:45 am]
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