Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection; National Interest Waivers; Supplemental Evidence to I-140 and I-485, 61018-61019 [2017-27660]

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AGENCY: 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 purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until January 25, 2018. 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 dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. All submissions received must include the agency name and the OMB Control Number 1615–0063 in the subject line. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the status of their individual cases can check Case Status Online, available at the USCIS website 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 September 15, 2017, at 82 FR 43397, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received one comment 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–2008–0003 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: Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: National Interest Waivers; Supplemental Evidence to I–140 and I–485. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: No Agency Form Number; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The supplemental documentation will be used by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to determine eligibility for national E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 246 / Tuesday, December 26, 2017 / Notices interest waiver requests and to finalize the request for adjustment to lawful permanent resident status. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated number of respondents for the information collection is 8,000 and the estimated hour burden per response is 1 hour. (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 16,000 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. Costs for this collection of information are included in those reported for USCIS Form I–485 (OMB Control Number 1615–0023) and USCIS Form I–140 (OMB Control Number 1615–0015). Dated: December 19, 2017. Samantha Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–27660 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5932–N–07] Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Moving to Work Research Advisory Committee Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice of a federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Moving to Work (MTW) Research Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee meeting will be held via conference call on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The meeting is open to the public and is accessible to individuals with disabilities. DATES: The teleconference meeting will be held on January 25, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eva Fontheim, Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:21 Dec 22, 2017 Jkt 244001 Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Room 4130, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402–3461 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons who have difficulty hearing or speaking may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339 or can email: MTWAdvisoryCommittee@hud.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2). The Committee was established on May 2, 2016, to advise HUD on specific policy proposals and methods of research and evaluation related to the expansion of the MTW demonstration to an additional 100 Public Housing Authorities (PHAs). See 81 FR 24630. On July 26 and 28, 2016, HUD convened two conference call meetings of the Committee, a two-day in-person meeting on September 1 and 2, 2016, followed up by conference call meeting on December 13, 2016. The minutes of these meetings are available on the HUD website at: http://portal.hud.gov/ hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/ public_indian_housing/programs/ph/ mtw/expansion. HUD is now convening a 2.5-hour conference call to explore the possibility of adding an additional cohort policy study. HUD will convene the meeting on Thursday, January 25, 2018 via teleconference from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (EST). The agenda for the meeting is as follows: Thursday, January 25, 2018, From 1–3:30 p.m. EST I. Welcome and Introductions II. Summary of July, September, December Meetings a. Revisit Guiding Principles b. Confirm Committee Recommendations III. Goal for this Meeting a. Discuss and provide recommendations on whether HUD should study through the MTW expansion, the appropriate amount of Federal subsidy in the tenantbased program that balances both the impact on assisted families/ housing quality, and the cost to Federal taxpayers b. Revisit Rent Reform Cohort Recommendation IV. Policy Framework and Research Methodology—MTW Statutory Objective #1: Reduce Cost and Achieve Greater Cost-Effectiveness in Federal Expenditures a. Appropriate Federal subsidy in the tenant-based program V. BREAK PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61019 VI. Revisit Rent Reform Cohort Recommendation VII. Update on the MTW Expansion VIII. Public Input IX. Summary of Discussion X. Discuss Next Steps and Adjourn The public is invited to call-in to the meeting by using the following Conference Toll-Free Number in the United States: 1–800–230–1059 or the following International number for those outside the United States: (612) 234–9960. Please be advised that the operator will ask callers to provide their names and their organizational affiliations (if any) prior to placing callers into the conference line. Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines and for international calls, and HUD will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free phone number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the discussion by first calling the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800– 877–8339 and providing the FRS operator with the Conference Call TollFree Number: 1–800–230–1059. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide feedback during the call. The total amount of time for such feedback will be limited to ensure pertinent Committee business is completed. Further, the amount of time allotted to each individual commenter will be limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis by HUD. If the number of commenters exceeds the available time, HUD may ask for the submission of comments via email. Records and documents discussed during the meeting, as well as other information about the work of this Committee, will be available for public viewing as they become available at: http://www.facadatabase.gov/ committee/committee.aspx?t=c&cid= 2570&aid=77 by clicking on the ‘‘Committee Meetings’’ link. These materials will also be available on the MTW Demonstration’s expansion web page at: http://portal.hud.gov/ hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/ public_indian_housing/programs/ph/ mtw/expansion. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Department of Housing and Urban Development Headquarters in Washington, DC, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 246 (Tuesday, December 26, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0063]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without 
Change, of a Currently Approved Collection; National Interest Waivers; 
Supplemental Evidence to I-140 and I-485

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

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 purpose of this notice is to allow an 
additional 30 days for public comments.

DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
January 25, 2018. 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 [email protected]. All submissions 
received must include the agency name and the OMB Control Number 1615-
0063 in the subject line.
    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 website 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 September 15, 2017, at 82 FR 43397, allowing for a 
60-day public comment period. USCIS received one comment 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-
2008-0003 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: Extension, Without 
Change, of a Currently Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: National Interest Waivers; 
Supplemental Evidence to I-140 and I-485.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: No Agency Form Number; USCIS.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The 
supplemental documentation will be used by the U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services to determine eligibility for national

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interest waiver requests and to finalize the request for adjustment to 
lawful permanent resident status.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated 
number of respondents for the information collection is 8,000 and the 
estimated hour burden per response is 1 hour.
    (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 16,000 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. Costs for this collection of 
information are included in those reported for USCIS Form I-485 (OMB 
Control Number 1615-0023) and USCIS Form I-140 (OMB Control Number 
1615-0015).

    Dated: December 19, 2017.
Samantha Deshommes,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-27660 Filed 12-22-17; 8:45 am]
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