Agency Information Collection Activities: Inter-Agency Alien Witness and Informant Record, Form I-854, Extension Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection, 5477 [2013-01514]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 17 / Friday, January 25, 2013 / Notices Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2013–01547 Filed 1–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0046] Agency Information Collection Activities: Inter-Agency Alien Witness and Informant Record, Form I–854, Extension Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with ACTION: 60-Day notice. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until March 26, 2013. During this 60 day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–854. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I–854 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–854. 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, Office of Policy and Strategy, Laura Dawkins, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140. Comments may be submitted to DHS via email at uscisfrcomment@uscis.dhs.gov and must include OMB Control Number 1615–0046 in the subject box. Comments may also be submitted via VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:39 Jan 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 the Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.Regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS–2006–0062. All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from public viewing that it determines may impact the privacy of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of https://www.regulations.gov. (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 without Change, 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. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5477 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: 136 responses at 4 hours and 15 minutes per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 578 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information, please visit the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: https://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140, Telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: January 18, 2013. Laura Dawkins, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–01514 Filed 1–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0113] Agency Information Collection Activities: InfoPass System, No Form Number; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection ACTION: 30-Day notice. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting 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 notice was previously published in the Federal Register on October 31, 2012, at 77 FR 65898, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive 1 comment in connection with the 60-day notice. DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until February 25, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0046]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Inter-Agency Alien 
Witness and Informant Record, Form I-854, Extension Without Change, of 
a Currently Approved Collection

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following 
information collection request for review and clearance in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is 
published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public 
and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 
60 days until March 26, 2013.
    During this 60 day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to 
revise the Form I-854. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I-854 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-854.
    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, Office of Policy and Strategy, Laura 
Dawkins, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529-2140. Comments may be submitted to DHS 
via email at uscisfrcomment@uscis.dhs.gov and must include OMB Control 
Number 1615-0046 in the subject box. Comments may also be submitted via 
the Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.Regulations.gov under e-Docket ID 
number USCIS-2006-0062.
    All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket 
ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, 
all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov, and will include any 
personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this 
information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the 
amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary 
submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in 
comments from public viewing that it determines may impact the privacy 
of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please 
read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the 
footer of https://www.regulations.gov.
    (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 without Change, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Inter-Agency 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. 
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: 136 responses 
at 4 hours and 15 minutes per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 578 annual burden hours.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or 
additional information, please visit the Federal eRulemaking Portal 
site at: https://www.regulations.gov.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20529-2140, Telephone number 202-272-8377.

     Dated: January 18, 2013.
Laura Dawkins,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2013-01514 Filed 1-24-13; 8:45 am]
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