Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program, 26769-26770 [2014-10596]

Download as PDF ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 90 / Friday, May 9, 2014 / Notices Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance, titled ‘‘Verification Division DHS–USCIS/ MA–DUA.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services provides this notice in accordance with The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 § U.S.C. 552a), as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100–503) and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Amendments of 1990 (Pub. L. 101–508) (Privacy Act); Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Final Guidance Interpreting the Provisions of Public Law 100–503, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, 54 FR 25818 (June 19, 1989); and OMB Circular A–130, Appendix I, 65 FR 77677 (December 12, 2000). Participating Agencies: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHS–USCIS) is the source agency and the Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance (MA–DUA) is the recipient agency. Purpose of the Match: This Computer Matching agreement allows DHS–USCIS to provide MA–DUA with electronic access to immigration status information contained within the DHS–USCIS Verification Information System (VIS). The immigration status information will enable MA–DUA to determine whether an applicant is eligible for benefits under the Unemployment Compensation (UC) program administered by MA–DUA. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: Section 121 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986, Public Law 99–603, as amended by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), requires DHS to establish a system for the verification of immigration status of alien applicants for, or recipients of, certain types of benefits and to make this system available to state agencies that administer such benefits. Section 121(c) of IRCA amends Section 1137 of the Social Security Act and certain other sections of law that pertain to Federal entitlement benefit programs to require state agencies administering these programs to use the DHS–USCIS verification system to make eligibility determinations in order to prevent the issuance of benefits to alien and naturalized/derived United States citizen applicants who are not entitled to program benefits because of their immigration status. The VIS database is VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:53 May 08, 2014 Jkt 232001 the DHS–USCIS system established and made available to MA–DUA and other covered agencies for use in making these eligibility determinations. MA–DUA seeks access to the information contained in DHS–USCIS VIS database for the purpose of confirming the immigration status of alien applicants for, or recipients of, the benefits it administers, in order to discharge its obligation to conduct such verifications pursuant to Section 1137 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1320b-7, and to Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 151A, § 25(h). Categories of Records and Individuals Covered: DHS/USCIS will provide the following to MA–DUA: Records in the DHS–USCIS VIS database containing information related to the status of aliens and other persons on whom DHS–USCIS has a record as an applicant, petitioner, or beneficiary. See DHS/USCIS–004 Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements Program System of Records Notice, 77 FR 47415 (August 8, 2012). MA–DUA will provide the following to DHS–USCIS: MA–DUA records pertaining to alien and naturalized/ derived United States citizen applicants for, or recipients of entitlement benefit programs administered by the State. MA–DUA will match the following records with DHS–USCIS records: • Alien Registration Number • 1–94 Number • Last Name • First Name • Middle Name • Date of Birth • Nationality • Social Security Number (SSN) DHS–USCIS will match the following records with MA–DUA records: • Alien Registration Number • Last Name • First Name • Middle Name • Date of Birth • Country of Birth (not nationality) • SSN (if available) • Date of Entry • Immigration Status Data • Sponsorship Information (sponsor’s full name, SSN, and address) Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program: The inclusive dates of the matching program are from June 14, 2014, and continuing for 18 months through December 13, 2015. The matching program may be extended for up to an additional 12 months thereafter, if certain conditions are met. Address for Receipt of Public Comments or Inquires: Individuals wishing to comment on this matching program or obtain additional PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26769 information about the program, including requesting a copy of the computer matching agreement between DHS–USCIS and MA–DUA, may contact: For general questions please contact: Donald K. Hawkins, 202–272–8030, Privacy Officer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529. For privacy questions please contact: Karen L. Neuman (202–343–1717), Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy Office, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528. Dated: April 29, 2014. Karen L. Neuman Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2014–10594 Filed 5–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9L–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DHS–2014–0025] Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Overview Information: Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program between the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Texas Workforce Commission. SUMMARY: This document provides notice of the existence of a computer matching program between the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Texas Workforce Commission, titled ‘‘Verification Division DHS– USCIS/TWC.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services provides this notice in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100–503) and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Amendments of 1990 (Pub. L. 101–508) (Privacy Act); Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Final Guidance Interpreting the Provisions of Public Law 100–503, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, 54 FR 25818 (June 19, 1989); and OMB Circular A– E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1 ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 26770 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 90 / Friday, May 9, 2014 / Notices 130, Appendix I, 65 FR 77677 (December 12, 2000). Participating Agencies: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHS–USCIS) is the source agency and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the recipient agency. Purpose of the Match: This Computer Matching Agreement allows DHS– USCIS to provide TWC with electronic access to immigration status information contained within the DHS–USCIS Verification Information System (VIS). The immigration status information will enable TWC to determine whether an applicant is eligible for benefits under the Unemployment Compensation (UC) program administered by TWC. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: Section 121 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986, Public Law 99–603, as amended by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), requires DHS to establish a system for the verification of immigration status of alien applicants for, or recipients of, certain types of benefits and to make this system available to state agencies that administer such benefits. Section 121(c) of IRCA amends Section 1137 of the Social Security Act and certain other sections of law that pertain to Federal entitlement benefit programs to require state agencies administering these programs to use the DHS–USCIS verification system to make eligibility determinations in order to prevent the issuance of benefits to alien applicants who are not entitled to program benefits because of their immigration status. The VIS database is the DHS–USCIS system established and made available to TWC and other covered agencies for use in making these eligibility determinations. TWC seeks access to the information contained in DHS–USCIS VIS database for the purpose of confirming the immigration status of alien and naturalized/derived United States citizen applicants for, or recipients of, the benefits it administers, in order to discharge its obligation to conduct such verifications pursuant to Section 1137 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1320b–7 and to Texas Labor Code Section 207.043. Categories of Records and Individuals Covered: DHS–USCIS will provide the following to TWC: Records in the DHS– USCIS VIS database containing information related to the status of aliens and other persons on whom DHS–USCIS has a record as an applicant, petitioner, or beneficiary. See DHS/USCIS–004 Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements Program VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:53 May 08, 2014 Jkt 232001 System of Records Notice, 77 FR 47415 (August 8, 2012). TWC will provide the following to DHS–USCIS: TWC records pertaining to alien and naturalized/derived United States citizen applicants for, or recipients of entitlement benefit programs administered by the State. TWC will match the following records with DHS–USCIS records: • Alien Registration Number • I–94 Number • Last Name • First Name • Middle Name • Date of Birth • Nationality • Social Security Number (SSN) DHS–USCIS will match the following records with TWC records: • Alien Registration Number • Last Name • First Name • Middle Name • Date of Birth • Country of Birth (not nationality) • SSN (if available) • Date of Entry • Immigration Status Data • Sponsorship Information (sponsor’s full name, SSN, and address) Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program: The inclusive dates of the matching program are from June 8, 2014, and continuing for 18 months through December 7, 2015. The matching program may be extended for up to an additional 12 months thereafter, if certain conditions are met. Address for Receipt of Public Comments Or Inquires: Individuals wishing to comment on this matching program or obtain additional information about the program, including requesting a copy of the computer matching agreement between DHS–USCIS and TWC. For general questions please contact: Donald K. Hawkins, 202–272–8030, Privacy Officer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529. For privacy questions please contact: Karen L. Neuman (202–343–1717), Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy Office, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528. Dated: April 29, 2014. Karen L. Neuman, Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2014–10596 Filed 5–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9L–P PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DHS–2014–0021] Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Overview Information: Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program between the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the California Department of Health Care Services. SUMMARY: This document provides notice of the existence of a computer matching program between the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the California Department of Health Care Services, titled ‘‘Verification Division DHS–USCIS/CA–DHCS.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services provides this notice in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100–503) and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Amendments of 1990 (Pub. L. 101–508) (Privacy Act); Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Final Guidance Interpreting the Provisions of Public Law 100–503, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, 54 FR 25818 (June 19, 1989); and OMB Circular A– 130, Appendix I, 65 FR 77677 (December 12, 2000). Participating Agencies: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHS–USCIS) is the source agency and the California Department of Health Care Services (CA–DHCS) is the recipient agency. Purpose of the Match: This Computer Matching Agreement allows DHS– USCIS to provide CA–DHCS with electronic access to immigration status information contained within the DHS– USCIS Verification Information System (VIS). The immigration status information will enable CA–DHCS to determine whether an applicant is eligible for benefits under Medicaid Programs administered by CA–DHCS. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: Section 121 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986, Public Law 99–603, as amended by the Personal Responsibility E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Office of the Secretary

[Docket No. DHS-2014-0025]


Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice.

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    Overview Information: Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching 
Program between the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship 
and Immigration Services and the Texas Workforce Commission.
SUMMARY: This document provides notice of the existence of a computer 
matching program between the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 
Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Texas Workforce 
Commission, titled ``Verification Division DHS-USCIS/TWC.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 
Citizenship and Immigration Services provides this notice in accordance 
with the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended by the 
Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100-503) 
and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Amendments of 1990 
(Pub. L. 101-508) (Privacy Act); Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
Final Guidance Interpreting the Provisions of Public Law 100-503, the 
Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, 54 FR 25818 (June 
19, 1989); and OMB Circular A-

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130, Appendix I, 65 FR 77677 (December 12, 2000).
    Participating Agencies: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 
Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHS-USCIS) is the source agency 
and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the recipient agency.
    Purpose of the Match: This Computer Matching Agreement allows DHS-
USCIS to provide TWC with electronic access to immigration status 
information contained within the DHS-USCIS Verification Information 
System (VIS). The immigration status information will enable TWC to 
determine whether an applicant is eligible for benefits under the 
Unemployment Compensation (UC) program administered by TWC.
    Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: Section 121 of the 
Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986, Public Law 99-603, 
as amended by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity 
Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), requires DHS to establish a system 
for the verification of immigration status of alien applicants for, or 
recipients of, certain types of benefits and to make this system 
available to state agencies that administer such benefits. Section 
121(c) of IRCA amends Section 1137 of the Social Security Act and 
certain other sections of law that pertain to Federal entitlement 
benefit programs to require state agencies administering these programs 
to use the DHS-USCIS verification system to make eligibility 
determinations in order to prevent the issuance of benefits to alien 
applicants who are not entitled to program benefits because of their 
immigration status. The VIS database is the DHS-USCIS system 
established and made available to TWC and other covered agencies for 
use in making these eligibility determinations.
    TWC seeks access to the information contained in DHS-USCIS VIS 
database for the purpose of confirming the immigration status of alien 
and naturalized/derived United States citizen applicants for, or 
recipients of, the benefits it administers, in order to discharge its 
obligation to conduct such verifications pursuant to Section 1137 of 
the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1320b-7 and to Texas Labor Code 
Section 207.043.
    Categories of Records and Individuals Covered: DHS-USCIS will 
provide the following to TWC: Records in the DHS-USCIS VIS database 
containing information related to the status of aliens and other 
persons on whom DHS-USCIS has a record as an applicant, petitioner, or 
beneficiary. See DHS/USCIS-004 Systematic Alien Verification for 
Entitlements Program System of Records Notice, 77 FR 47415 (August 8, 
2012).
    TWC will provide the following to DHS-USCIS: TWC records pertaining 
to alien and naturalized/derived United States citizen applicants for, 
or recipients of entitlement benefit programs administered by the 
State.
    TWC will match the following records with DHS-USCIS records:

 Alien Registration Number
 I-94 Number
 Last Name
 First Name
 Middle Name
 Date of Birth
 Nationality
 Social Security Number (SSN)

    DHS-USCIS will match the following records with TWC records:

 Alien Registration Number
 Last Name
 First Name
 Middle Name
 Date of Birth
 Country of Birth (not nationality)
 SSN (if available)
 Date of Entry
 Immigration Status Data
 Sponsorship Information (sponsor's full name, SSN, and 
address)

    Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program: The inclusive dates of the 
matching program are from June 8, 2014, and continuing for 18 months 
through December 7, 2015. The matching program may be extended for up 
to an additional 12 months thereafter, if certain conditions are met.
    Address for Receipt of Public Comments Or Inquires: Individuals 
wishing to comment on this matching program or obtain additional 
information about the program, including requesting a copy of the 
computer matching agreement between DHS-USCIS and TWC.

For general questions please contact: Donald K. Hawkins, 202-272-8030, 
Privacy Officer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department 
of Homeland Security, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20529.

For privacy questions please contact: Karen L. Neuman (202-343-1717), 
Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy Office, Department of Homeland Security, 
Washington, DC 20528.

    Dated: April 29, 2014.
Karen L. Neuman,
Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security.
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