Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Temporary Protected Status, Form I-821; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection, 62644 [2013-24708]

Download as PDF 62644 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 22, 2013 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 626,604.5. Estimated Cost: $19,211,690.27. Frequency of Response: Once. Comments Written comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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 technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Submit comments to OMB within November 12, 2013. To ensure that FEMA is fully aware of any comments or concerns that you share with OMB, please provide FEMA with a copy of your comments. Submit comments to the FEMA address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption. Dated: September 30, 2013. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–24328 Filed 10–21–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0043] Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Temporary Protected Status, Form I–821; Revision 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 notice allowing for a 60-day public comment period for this information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with FRONT MATTER SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:23 Oct 21, 2013 Jkt 232001 July 8, 2013, at 78 FR 40758. USCIS did not receive any public comments 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 November 21, 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, must be directed to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via email at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. The comments submitted to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer may also be submitted to DHS, USCIS via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web site at https:// www.regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS–2007–0013 or via email at uscisfrcomment@uscis.dhs.gov. All submissions received must include the agency name and the OMB Control Number 1615–0043. 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. For additional information please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of https:// 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 agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 (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: Application for Temporary Protected Status. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: Form I–821; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Form I–821 is necessary for USCIS to gather the information necessary to adjudicate TPS applications and determine if an applicant is eligible for TPS. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 91,882 respondents responding via the paper-based Form I–821 at an estimated 1 hour and 55 minutes (1.92 hours) per response. 81,481 respondents responding via the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (USCIS ELIS) at an estimated 1 hour and 45 minutes (1.75 hours) per response. 173,363 respondents for biometrics processing at an estimated 1 hour and 10 minutes (1.17 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 521,840 total annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with supplementary documents, or need additional information, please visit 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 202–272–8377. Dated: October 17, 2013. Laura Dawkins, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–24708 Filed 10–21–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0043]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for 
Temporary Protected Status, Form I-821; 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 notice allowing for a 60-day public comment 
period for this information collection was previously published in the 
Federal Register on July 8, 2013, at 78 FR 40758. USCIS did not receive 
any public comments 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 
November 21, 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, must be directed to the OMB USCIS 
Desk Officer via email at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. The comments 
submitted to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer may also be submitted to DHS, 
USCIS via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web site at https://www.regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS-2007-0013 or via 
email at uscisfrcomment@uscis.dhs.gov. All submissions received must 
include the agency name and the OMB Control Number 1615-0043.
    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. For additional information please read the 
Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of 
https://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 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 Request: Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Temporary 
Protected Status.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: Form I-821; USCIS.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Form I-
821 is necessary for USCIS to gather the information necessary to 
adjudicate TPS applications and determine if an applicant is eligible 
for TPS.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 91,882 
respondents responding via the paper-based Form I-821 at an estimated 1 
hour and 55 minutes (1.92 hours) per response. 81,481 respondents 
responding via the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (USCIS ELIS) at 
an estimated 1 hour and 45 minutes (1.75 hours) per response. 173,363 
respondents for biometrics processing at an estimated 1 hour and 10 
minutes (1.17 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 521,840 total annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with 
supplementary documents, or need additional information, please visit 
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 202-272-
8377.

    Dated: October 17, 2013.
Laura Dawkins,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2013-24708 Filed 10-21-13; 8:45 am]
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