60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application, 34909 [2018-15624]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 141 / Monday, July 23, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10456] [Public Notice: 10475] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition—Determinations: ‘‘The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India’’ Exhibition Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Asia Society Museum, New York, New York, from on or about September 15, 2018, until on or about January 20, 2019, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6471; email: section2459@state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The foregoing determinations were made pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–10 of July 6, 2018. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Jennifer Z. Galt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2018–15716 Filed 7–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Jul 20, 2018 Jkt 244001 The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to September 21, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2018–0028’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: PRA_BurdenComments@ state.gov. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0101. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R. • Form Number: DS–156E. • Respondents: Applicants for E nonimmigrant treaty trader/investor visas. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 50,000. • Average Time per Response: 4 hours. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 200,000. • Frequency: Once per application. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34909 We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of Proposed Collection Section 101(a)(15)(E) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(E), includes provisions for the nonimmigrant classification of a national of a country with which the United States maintains an appropriate treaty of commerce and navigation who is coming to the United States to: (i) Carry on substantial trade, including trade in services or technology, principally between the United States and the treaty country; or (ii) develop and direct the operations of an enterprise in which the national has invested, or is actively in the process of investing. Form DS–156E is completed by some applicants seeking E nonimmigrant treaty trader/investor visas to the United States. The Department will use the DS–156E to elicit information necessary to determine a foreign national’s visa eligibility for such a visa. Methodology After completing Form DS–160, Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application, applicants will fill out the DS–156E online, print the form, and submit it in person or via mail. Morgan Andrew Parker, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2018–15624 Filed 7–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 141 (Monday, July 23, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10456]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant 
Treaty Trader/Investor Application

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are 
requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals 
and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for 
public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 
September 21, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on 
this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the 
document by entering ``Docket Number: DOS-2018-0028'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: [email protected].
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty 
Trader/Investor Application.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0101.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R.
     Form Number: DS-156E.
     Respondents: Applicants for E nonimmigrant treaty trader/
investor visas.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 50,000.
     Average Time per Response: 4 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 200,000.
     Frequency: Once per application.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a 
Benefit.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.

Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.

Abstract of Proposed Collection

    Section 101(a)(15)(E) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 
8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(E), includes provisions for the nonimmigrant 
classification of a national of a country with which the United States 
maintains an appropriate treaty of commerce and navigation who is 
coming to the United States to: (i) Carry on substantial trade, 
including trade in services or technology, principally between the 
United States and the treaty country; or (ii) develop and direct the 
operations of an enterprise in which the national has invested, or is 
actively in the process of investing. Form DS-156E is completed by some 
applicants seeking E nonimmigrant treaty trader/investor visas to the 
United States. The Department will use the DS-156E to elicit 
information necessary to determine a foreign national's visa 
eligibility for such a visa.

Methodology

    After completing Form DS-160, Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application, 
applicants will fill out the DS-156E online, print the form, and submit 
it in person or via mail.

Morgan Andrew Parker,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2018-15624 Filed 7-20-18; 8:45 am]
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