Agency Information Collection Activities: Electronic Visa Update System, 19380 [2017-08505]

Download as PDF 19380 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 80 / Thursday, April 27, 2017 / Notices provisions of the 72 COLREGS and that full compliance with the 72 COLREGS would not significantly enhance the safety of the vessels’ operation. This notice is issued in accordance with 33 U.S.C. 1605(c). Dated: April 21, 2017. Michael D. Emerson, Director of Marine Transportation Systems Management, U.S. Coast Guard. [FR Doc. 2017–08528 Filed 4–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0139] Agency Information Collection Activities: Electronic Visa Update System U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; revision of an existing collection of information. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval 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 (no later than May 30, 2017) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to the CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, or via email CBP_PRA@ cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Apr 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 Individuals seeking information about other CBP programs should contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 877–227–5511, (TTY) 1–800–877– 8339, or CBP Web site at https:// www.cbp.gov/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (82 FR 11237) on February 21, 2017, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address 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) suggestions to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) suggestions to 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. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. information without requiring aliens to apply for a visa more frequently. The EVUS requirements apply to nonimmigrant aliens who hold a passport issued by an identified country containing a U.S. nonimmigrant visa of a designated category. EVUS enrollment is currently limited to nonimmigrant aliens who hold unrestricted, maximum validity B–1 (business visitor), B–2 (visitor for pleasure), or combination B– 1/B–2 visas, which are generally valid for 10 years, contained in a passport issued by the People’s Republic of China. EVUS provides for greater efficiencies in the screening of international travelers by allowing DHS to identify nonimmigrant aliens who may be inadmissible before they depart for the United States, thereby increasing security and reducing traveler delays upon arrival at U.S. ports of entry. EVUS aids DHS in facilitating legitimate travel while also enhancing public safety and national security. Overview of This Information Collection Title: Electronic Visa Update System. OMB Number: 1651–0139. Form Number: N/A. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with a change to the information collected as a result of adding a question about social media to EVUS. There are no changes to the burden hours. Type of Review: Revision. Affected Public: Individuals. Abstract: The Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) provides a mechanism through which visa information updates can be obtained from certain nonimmigrant aliens in advance of their travel to the United States. This provides CBP access to updated Dated: April 24, 2017. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Proposed Changes DHS proposes to add the following question to EVUS: ‘‘Please enter information associated with your online presence—Provider/Platform—Social media identifier.’’ It will be an optional data field to request social media identifiers to be used for vetting purposes, as well as applicant contact information. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,595,904. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 3,595,904. Estimated Time per Response: 25 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,499,492. [FR Doc. 2017–08505 Filed 4–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2017–0010] National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Emergency Communications, SAFECOM Nationwide Survey National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 80 (Thursday, April 27, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 19380]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-08505]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0139]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Electronic Visa Update 
System

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; revision of an existing 
collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection will be submitting the following information collection 
request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval 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 (no later than May 30, 2017) to be assured of 
consideration.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be 
addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, 
Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be directed to the CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and 
Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, 
Washington, DC 20229-1177, or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please 
note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions 
regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP 
programs should contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 
877-227-5511, (TTY) 1-800-877-8339, or CBP Web site at https://www.cbp.gov/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing 
information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register (82 FR 11237) on February 
21, 2017, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for 
an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and suggestions from 
the public and affected agencies should address 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) suggestions to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
(4) suggestions to 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. The comments that are submitted 
will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All 
comments will become a matter of public record.

Overview of This Information Collection

    Title: Electronic Visa Update System.
    OMB Number: 1651-0139.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date with a change to the information collected as a result 
of adding a question about social media to EVUS. There are no changes 
to the burden hours.
    Type of Review: Revision.
    Affected Public: Individuals.
    Abstract: The Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) provides a 
mechanism through which visa information updates can be obtained from 
certain nonimmigrant aliens in advance of their travel to the United 
States. This provides CBP access to updated information without 
requiring aliens to apply for a visa more frequently. The EVUS 
requirements apply to nonimmigrant aliens who hold a passport issued by 
an identified country containing a U.S. nonimmigrant visa of a 
designated category. EVUS enrollment is currently limited to 
nonimmigrant aliens who hold unrestricted, maximum validity B-1 
(business visitor), B-2 (visitor for pleasure), or combination B-1/B-2 
visas, which are generally valid for 10 years, contained in a passport 
issued by the People's Republic of China.
    EVUS provides for greater efficiencies in the screening of 
international travelers by allowing DHS to identify nonimmigrant aliens 
who may be inadmissible before they depart for the United States, 
thereby increasing security and reducing traveler delays upon arrival 
at U.S. ports of entry. EVUS aids DHS in facilitating legitimate travel 
while also enhancing public safety and national security.

Proposed Changes

    DHS proposes to add the following question to EVUS: ``Please enter 
information associated with your online presence--Provider/Platform--
Social media identifier.'' It will be an optional data field to request 
social media identifiers to be used for vetting purposes, as well as 
applicant contact information.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,595,904.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 3,595,904.
    Estimated Time per Response: 25 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,499,492.

    Dated: April 24, 2017.
Seth Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2017-08505 Filed 4-26-17; 8:45 am]
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