Agency Information Collection Activities: E-Verify Program; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection, 13369-13370 [2013-04590]

Download as PDF erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2013 / Notices • For preparers who are paid, the time and expense to the respondent to find and secure such preparers for assistance. • The amount that paid preparers charge for their services. • The time required to obtain supporting documents for Forms I–765 and I–765WS. • The monetary costs incurred to secure supporting documents from sources such as a landlord, church, utility, public agency (housing, social services, law enforcement, local/state governments), school, medical care provider, advocacy group, law firm, or military service. • The average time required and cost incurred to secure secondary evidence such as an affidavit or a statement. • The percentage of total applicants who require English translations of their supporting documents. • The percentage of supporting documents for each individual applicant that require translation into English. • The time required to find, hire or otherwise obtain translations of supporting documents for immigration benefit requests. • The average out of pocket monetary cost if any to obtain translations of supporting documents when required. USCIS requested input on these questions in its 60-day notice and received no comments. If no comments are received from knowledgeable individuals, USCIS will perform its own analysis using information from other sources to estimate these costs for its next submission to OMB for this information collection. In addition, to be helpful in the improvement of this form and the program associated with this information collection, written comments and suggestions are requested to provide USCIS with clear and specific suggestions on the data elements captured through these forms and the evidence required to be submitted with a focus on one or more of the following four points: (1) 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) 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) How to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) How to reduce or minimize the burden of the collection of information VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:18 Feb 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 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: Revision of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Employment Authorization; Form I–765 Work Sheet. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–765 and Form I–765WS, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. The information collected on this form is used by USCIS to determine eligibility for the issuance of the employment authorization document. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,420,000 responses related to Form I–765 at 3.42 hours per response; 1,043,992 responses related to Biometrics at 1.17 hours; 706,057 responses related to Form I–765WS at .50 hours; and 1,420,000 responses related to Passport-Style Photographs at .50 hours per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 7,140,900 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information, please visit the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: http://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: February 22, 2013. Laura Dawkins, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–04584 Filed 2–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13369 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0092] Agency Information Collection Activities: E-Verify Program; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection ACTION: 30-day notice. SUMMARY: 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 September 11, 2012, at 77 FR 55858, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received two comments for this information collection. A discussion of the comments and USCIS’ responses are addressed in item 8 of the supporting statement that can be viewed at: http://www.regulations.gov. DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until March 29, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. ADDRESSES: 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 DHS, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via email at uscisfrcomment@dhs.gov, to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202– 395–5806 or via email at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov and via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web site at http://www.Regulations.gov under eDocket ID number USCIS–2007–0023. When submitting comments by email, please make sure to add [Insert OMB Control Number 1615–0092] in the subject box. All submissions received must include the agency name, OMB Control Number and Docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 13370 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2013 / Notices erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// 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. For additional information please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to submit comments concerning this information collection. Please do not submit requests for individual case status inquiries to this address. If you are seeking information about the status of your individual case, please check ‘‘My Case Status’’ online at: https:// egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 1–800–375–5283. 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 Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: EVerify Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: No Agency Form Number; File OMB–18. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for profit. E-Verify allows employers to VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Feb 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 electronically verify the employment eligibility status of newly hired employees. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: • 65,000 respondents averaging 2.26 hours (2 hours 16 minutes) per response (enrollment time includes review and signing of the MOU, registration, new user training, and review of the user guides); plus • 425,000, the number of alreadyenrolled respondents receiving training on new features and system updates averaging 1 hour per response; plus • 425,000, the number of respondents submitting E-Verify cases averaging .129 hours (approximately 8 minutes) per case. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 3,587,275 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with supplementary documents, or need additional information, please visit http://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 202–272–8377. Dated: February 22, 2013. Laura Dawkins, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–04590 Filed 2–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0124] Agency Information Collection Activities: Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Form I–821D; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection ACTION: 30-day notice. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L.104–13, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is requesting public comment on a proposed revision to an approved information collection. On August 15, 2012, the Department of Homeland PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), submitted an information collection request, utilizing emergency review procedures, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance. OMB approved the information collection request. USCIS will be submitting the following information collection request to 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 December 14, 2012, at 77 FR 74488, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received comments in connection with the 60-day notice. A discussion of the comments and USCIS’ responses are addressed in item 8 of the supporting statement that can be viewed at: http://www.regulations.gov. DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until March 29, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. ADDRESSES: 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 DHS, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via email at uscisfrcomment@dhs.gov, to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202– 395–5806 or via email at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov and via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web site at http://www.Regulations.gov under eDocket ID number USCIS–2012–0012. When submitting comments by email, please make sure to add [Insert OMB Control Number 1615–0124] in the subject box. All submissions received must include the agency name, OMB Control Number 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 http:// 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 E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 39 (Wednesday, February 27, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0092]


Agency Information Collection Activities: E-Verify Program; 
Revision of a Currently Approved Collection

ACTION: 30-day notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 September 11, 2012, at 77 FR 
55858, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received two 
comments for this information collection. A discussion of the comments 
and USCIS' responses are addressed in item 8 of the supporting 
statement that can be viewed at: http://www.regulations.gov.

DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
March 29, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
1320.10.

ADDRESSES: 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 DHS, and to 
the OMB USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: DHS, USCIS, 
Office of Policy and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 
20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529-2140. Comments may 
also be submitted to DHS via email at uscisfrcomment@dhs.gov, to the 
OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202-395-5806 or via email at 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov and via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web 
site at http://www.Regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS-2007-
0023. When submitting comments by email, please make sure to add 
[Insert OMB Control Number 1615-0092] in the subject box.
    All submissions received must include the agency name, OMB Control 
Number and Docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting 
comments or material, all submissions

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will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at 
http://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. For 
additional information please read the Privacy Act notice that is 
available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov.
    Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning this information collection. Please do not 
submit requests for individual case status inquiries to this address. 
If you are seeking information about the status of your individual 
case, please check ``My Case Status'' online at: https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National Customer 
Service Center at 1-800-375-5283.
    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 Request: Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: E-Verify Program.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: No Agency Form Number; File OMB-18. U.S. 
Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for profit. E-
Verify allows employers to electronically verify the employment 
eligibility status of newly hired employees.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:
     65,000 respondents averaging 2.26 hours (2 hours 16 
minutes) per response (enrollment time includes review and signing of 
the MOU, registration, new user training, and review of the user 
guides); plus
     425,000, the number of already-enrolled respondents 
receiving training on new features and system updates averaging 1 hour 
per response; plus
     425,000, the number of respondents submitting E-Verify 
cases averaging .129 hours (approximately 8 minutes) per case.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 3,587,275 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with 
supplementary documents, or need additional information, please visit 
http://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 202-272-
8377.

    Dated: February 22, 2013.
Laura Dawkins,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
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