Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application To Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, Adjustment of Status Under Section 245(i), and Confirmation of Bona Fide Job Offer or Request for Job Portability Under INA Section 204(j), 24987-24988 [2017-11103]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 31, 2017 / Notices notice. It is not for individual case status inquiries. Applicants seeking information about the status of their individual cases can check Case Status Online, available at the USCIS Web site at http://www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 800–375–5283 (TTY 800–767– 1833). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES Comments You may access the information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information by visiting the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov and enter USCIS–2011–0001 in the search box. 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 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 http://www.regulations.gov. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:54 May 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 Overview of This Information Collection ACTION: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Free Training for Civics and Citizenship of Adults; Civics and Citizenship Toolkit. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: G–1190, G– 1515; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. This information is necessary to register for civics and citizenship of adults training and to obtain a civics and citizenship toolkit. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Civics and Citizenship Toolkit: 1,200 responses at 10 minutes (.166 hours) per response. Training for Civics and Citizenship of Adults: 1,000 responses at 10 minutes (.166 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated with this collection is 366 hours. (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $0. Dated: May 24, 2017. Samantha Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–11156 Filed 5–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0023] Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application To Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, Adjustment of Status Under Section 245(i), and Confirmation of Bona Fide Job Offer or Request for Job Portability Under INA Section 204(j) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24987 Notice. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the subject information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the regulations at 5 CFR 1320.10. This notice is intended to obtain input from the interested public on the need for the information requested, and suggestions on how to improve the form, instructions and information collection requirements. DATES: Comments will be accepted until June 22, 2017. 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. Comments may also be submitted via fax at (202) 395–5806. (This is not a toll-free number.) All submissions received must include the agency name and the OMB Control Number 1615–0023. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make. For additional information please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140, Telephone number (202) 272–8377 (This is not a toll-free number; comments are not accepted via telephone message.). Please note contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. It is not for individual case status inquiries. Applicants seeking information about the status of their individual cases can check Case Status Online, available at the USCIS Web site at http:// www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at (800) 375–5283; TTY (800) 767–1833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Comments The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on March 31, 2017, at 82 FR 16053, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1 24988 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 31, 2017 / Notices comments in connection with the 60day notice. You may access the information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information by visiting the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov and enter USCIS–2009–0020 in the search box. 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. nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application To Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, Adjustment of Status Under Section 245(i), and Confirmation of Bona Fide Job Offer or Request for Job Portability Under INA Section 204(j). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: Form I–485, Supplement A, and Supplement J to Form I–485; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The information collected is used to determine eligibility to adjust status under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and to confirm a bona fide job offer or a request for job portability under INA Section 204(j). (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:54 May 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 Form I–485—652,599 respondents responding at an estimated 6 hours 15 minutes per response. Form I–485 Supplement A—36,000 respondents responding at an estimated 1 hour and 15 minutes per response. Form I–485 Supplement J—28,309 respondents responding at an estimated 1 hour per response. Biometrics Processing—An estimated 522,089 respondents will be required to provide biometrics which requires an estimated 1 hour and 10 minutes per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated with this collection is 4,762,897 hours. (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $233,841,457. Dated: May 24, 2017. Samantha Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–11103 Filed 5–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P I. Background DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5339–N–05] Housing Counseling Certification Examination Availability and Change To Certification Examination Cost Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice of Availability of the HUD Certified Housing Counselor Examination. AGENCY: This notice follows publication of the ‘‘Housing Counseling: New Certification Requirements’’ final rule, issued on December 14, 2016, which requires that HUD announce the availability of the Housing Counselor Examination and start the 36-month time-period for individuals and Housing Counseling Agencies to come into compliance with the final rule’s certification requirements. The final rule also noted that HUD would provide notice of any changes to the cost of the Housing Counselor Examination. Through this notice, HUD is announcing that the HUD Certified Housing Counselor Examination will be available starting on August 1, 2017, and that as SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 of August 1, 2020, housing counseling required by or provided in connection with HUD programs may only be provided by HUD certified housing counselors working for participating agencies approved to provide such housing counseling by HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling. This notice also announces a reduction to the cost of the Housing Counselor Examination. DATES: Availability of HUD Certified Housing Counselor Examination: August 1, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lorraine Griscavage-Frisbee at Office of Housing Counseling, Office of Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 302 Carson Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101, telephone number 702–366–2126 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech challenges may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at 800–877– 8339. Questions can also be addressed to Lorraine Griscavage-Frisbee, Office of Housing Counseling, at housing.counseling@hud.gov. Please include ‘‘Housing Counseling Program: Certification Examination’’ in the subject line of the email. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sfmt 4703 Section 106 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701x) (Section 106) was amended by Subtitle D of title XIV of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Public Law 111–203, 124 Stat. 1376, approved July 21, 2010) to strengthen and improve the effectiveness of housing counseling that is required under or provided in connection with HUD programs (Section 106 amendments). The Section 106 amendments require that individuals providing housing counseling required under or provided in connection with HUD programs be certified by taking and passing an examination administered by HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling (HUD certified housing counselors) (12 U.S.C. 1701x(e)). On December 14, 2016, HUD published a final rule implementing the Section 106 certification requirements. The final rule states, in part, that within 36 months of the issuance of the certification examination housing counseling required by or in connection with HUD programs may only be provided by HUD certified housing counselors working for HUD-approved housing counseling agencies (HCAs) 1 1 HUD-approved organizations, intermediaries, multistate organizations, state housing finance E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 103 (Wednesday, May 31, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24987-24988]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-11103]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0023]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection: Application To Register Permanent Residence or 
Adjust Status, Adjustment of Status Under Section 245(i), and 
Confirmation of Bona Fide Job Offer or Request for Job Portability 
Under INA Section 204(j)

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship 
and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the subject 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 and the regulations at 5 CFR 1320.10. This notice 
is intended to obtain input from the interested public on the need for 
the information requested, and suggestions on how to improve the form, 
instructions and information collection requirements.

DATES: Comments will be accepted until June 22, 2017.

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. Comments may 
also be submitted via fax at (202) 395-5806. (This is not a toll-free 
number.) All submissions received must include the agency name and the 
OMB Control Number 1615-0023.
    You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal 
information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make. For 
additional information please read the Privacy Act notice that is 
available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, 20 
Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529-2140, Telephone number 
(202) 272-8377 (This is not a toll-free number; comments are not 
accepted via telephone message.). Please note contact information 
provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. It is not 
for individual case status inquiries. Applicants seeking information 
about the status of their individual cases can check Case Status 
Online, available at the USCIS Web site at http://www.uscis.gov, or 
call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at (800) 375-5283; TTY 
(800) 767-1833.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Comments

    The information collection notice was previously published in the 
Federal Register on March 31, 2017, at 82 FR 16053, allowing for a 60-
day public comment period. USCIS received

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comments in connection with the 60-day notice.
    You may access the information collection instrument with 
instructions, or additional information by visiting the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov and enter USCIS-
2009-0020 in the search box. 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 To Register Permanent 
Residence or Adjust Status, Adjustment of Status Under Section 245(i), 
and Confirmation of Bona Fide Job Offer or Request for Job Portability 
Under INA Section 204(j).
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: Form I-485, Supplement A, and Supplement 
J to Form I-485; USCIS.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The 
information collected is used to determine eligibility to adjust status 
under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and to 
confirm a bona fide job offer or a request for job portability under 
INA Section 204(j).
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:
    Form I-485--652,599 respondents responding at an estimated 6 hours 
15 minutes per response.
    Form I-485 Supplement A--36,000 respondents responding at an 
estimated 1 hour and 15 minutes per response.
    Form I-485 Supplement J--28,309 respondents responding at an 
estimated 1 hour per response.
    Biometrics Processing--An estimated 522,089 respondents will be 
required to provide biometrics which requires an estimated 1 hour and 
10 minutes per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated 
with this collection is 4,762,897 hours.
    (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated 
with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated 
with this collection of information is $233,841,457.

    Dated: May 24, 2017.
Samantha Deshommes,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-11103 Filed 5-30-17; 8:45 am]
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