U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule and Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements, 4243-4244 [2020-01189]

Download as PDF 4243 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 16 Friday, January 24, 2020 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 8 CFR Parts 103, 106, 204, 211, 212, 214, 216, 223, 235, 236, 240, 244, 245, 245a, 248, 264, 274a, 301, 319, 320, 322, 324, 334, 341, 343a, 343b, and 392 [CIS No. 2627–18; DHS Docket No. USCIS– 2019–0010] RIN 1615–AC18 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule and Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of the comment period. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces the reopening and extension of the public comment period for the proposed rule titled ‘‘U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule and Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements.’’ DHS published the rule on November 14, 2019, with a comment period ending December 16, 2019. On December 9, 2019, the comment period was extended to December 30, 2019. DHS will reopen the comment period for an additional 15 days. As part of this rulemaking, DHS will consider comments received during the entire public comment period, including comments received since December 30, 2019. DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published November 14, 2019, at 84 FR 62280 and extended on December 9, 2019 at 84 FR 67243, is reopened. Written comments and related material must be submitted on or before February 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: You must submit comments, identified as DHS Docket No. USCIS–2019–0010, through one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal (preferred): http://www.regulations.gov. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:17 Jan 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 Follow the website instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Samantha Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20529–2140. To ensure proper handling, please reference DHS Docket No. USCIS–2019–0010 in your correspondence. Mail must be postmarked by the comment submission deadline. Comments submitted in a manner other than those listed above, including emails or letters sent to DHS or USCIS officials, will not be considered comments on the proposed rule. Please note that DHS and USCIS cannot accept any comments that are hand delivered or couriered. In addition, USCIS cannot accept mailed comments contained on any form of digital media storage devices, such as CDs/DVDs and USB drives. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kika Scott, Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20529–2130, telephone (202) 272–8377. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation Interested persons are invited to participate in this rulemaking by submitting written data, views, or arguments on all aspects of this rule. DHS also invites comments that relate to the economic or federalism effects that might result from this rule. Comments that will provide the most assistance to DHS will reference a specific portion of the rule, explain the reason for any recommended change, and include data, information, or authority that support such recommended change. Instructions: All submissions received must include DHS Docket No. USCIS– 2019–0010. Providing comments is entirely voluntary. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information that you provide. Because the information you submit will be publicly available, you should consider limiting the amount of personal information in your submission. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 public viewing if it determines that such information is offensive or may affect the privacy of an individual. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice available through the link in the footer of http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov and enter this rulemaking’s eDocket number: USCIS–2019–0010. The docket includes additional documents that support the analysis contained in this proposed rule to determine the specific fees that are proposed. These documents include: • Fiscal Year (FY) 2019/2020 Immigration Examinations Fee Account Fee Review Supporting Documentation; • Regulatory Impact Analysis: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule and Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements; and • Small Entity Analysis for Adjustment of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule notice of proposed rulemaking. You may review these documents on the electronic docket. Background On November 14, 2019, DHS published a proposed rule in the Federal Register at 84 FR 62280, wherein DHS proposed, among other things, to adjust certain immigration and naturalization benefit request fees charged by USCIS, add new fees for certain benefit requests, establish multiple fees for petitions for nonimmigrant workers, and limit the number of beneficiaries on certain forms to ensure that USCIS has the resources it needs to provide adequate service to applicants and petitioners. On December 9, 2019, DHS published a proposed rule; extension of comment period; availability of supplemental information at 84 FR 67243. That document extended the comment period for the proposed rule through December 30, 2019. This notice reopens and extends the comment period through February 10, 2020, to allow additional time for interested persons to provide comments on the proposed rule. As part of this rulemaking, DHS will consider comments received during the entire public comment period, including comments received since E:\FR\FM\24JAP1.SGM 24JAP1 4244 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 16 / Friday, January 24, 2020 / Proposed Rules December 30, 2019. Chad F. Wolf, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–01189 Filed 1–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 14 CFR Part 71 Rebecca Shelby, Federal Aviation Administration, Operations Support Group, Central Service Center, 10101 Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177; telephone (817) 222–5857. [Docket No. FAA–2019–0790; Airspace Docket No. 19–ASW–10] RIN 2120–AA66 Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Tahlequah, OK SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). AGENCY: This action proposes to amend Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Tahlequah Municipal Airport in Tahlequah, OK. The FAA is proposing this action as the result of an airspace review caused by the decommissioning of the Tahlequah non-directional radio beacon (NDB). The geographic coordinates for the airport in the associated airspace would be updated to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database. Airspace redesign is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at this airport. DATES: Comments must be received on or before March 9, 2020. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, telephone (202) 366–9826, or (800) 647–5527. You must identify FAA Docket No. FAA–2019– 0790; Airspace Docket No. 19–ASW–10, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments through the internet at https://www.regulations.gov. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. FAA Order 7400.11D, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, and subsequent amendments can be viewed online at https://www.faa.gov/air_ traffic/publications/. For further information, you can contact the Airspace Policy Group, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:17 Jan 23, 2020 Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267–8783. The Order is also available for inspection at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of FAA Order 7400.11D at NARA, email fedreg.legal@nara.gov or go to https:// www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ ibr-locations.html. Jkt 250001 Authority for This Rulemaking The FAA’s authority to issue rules regarding aviation safety is found in Title 49 of the United States Code. Subtitle I, Section 106 describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency’s authority. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority as it would amend Class E airspace at Tahlequah Municipal Airport, in support of standard instrument approach procedures for IFR operations at the airport. Comments Invited Interested parties are invited to participate in this proposed rulemaking by submitting such written data, views, or arguments, as they may desire. Comments that provide the factual basis supporting the views and suggestions presented are particularly helpful in developing reasoned regulatory decisions on the proposal. Comments are specifically invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. Communications should identify both docket numbers and be submitted in triplicate to the address listed above. Commenters wishing the FAA to acknowledge receipt of their comments on this notice must submit with those comments a self-addressed, stamped postcard on which the following statement is made: ‘‘Comments to Docket No. FAA–2019–0790; Airspace Docket No. 19–ASW–10.’’ The postcard PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 will be date/time stamped and returned to the commenter. All communications received before the specified closing date for comments will be considered before taking action on the proposed rule. The proposal contained in this notice may be changed in light of the comments received. A report summarizing each substantive public contact with FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the docket. Availability of NPRMs An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the internet at https://www.regulations.gov. Recently published rulemaking documents can also be accessed through the FAA’s web page at https:// www.faa.gov/air-traffic/publications/ airspace-amendments/. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office (see the ADDRESSES section for the address and phone number) between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An informal docket may also be examined during normal business hours at the Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Organization, Central Service Center, Operations Support Group, 10101 Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177. Availability and Summary of Documents for Incorporation by Reference This document proposes to amend FAA Order 7400.11D, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 8, 2019, and effective September 15, 2019. FAA Order 7400.11D is publicly available as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this document. FAA Order 7400.11D lists Class A, B, C, D, and E airspace areas, air traffic service routes, and reporting points. The Proposal The FAA is proposing an amendment to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 by amending Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface within a 6.5-mile radius (increased from 6.4 miles) of the Tahlequah Municipal Airport, Tahlequah, OK. This action would enhance safety and the management of IFR operations at the airport. Also, the geographic coordinates would be adjusted to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database. Class E airspace designations are published in paragraph 6005 of FAA E:\FR\FM\24JAP1.SGM 24JAP1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 16 (Friday, January 24, 2020)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 4243-4244]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-01189]


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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 16 / Friday, January 24, 2020 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

8 CFR Parts 103, 106, 204, 211, 212, 214, 216, 223, 235, 236, 240, 
244, 245, 245a, 248, 264, 274a, 301, 319, 320, 322, 324, 334, 341, 
343a, 343b, and 392

[CIS No. 2627-18; DHS Docket No. USCIS-2019-0010]
RIN 1615-AC18


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule and 
Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements

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

ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of the comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces the 
reopening and extension of the public comment period for the proposed 
rule titled ``U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule 
and Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request 
Requirements.'' DHS published the rule on November 14, 2019, with a 
comment period ending December 16, 2019. On December 9, 2019, the 
comment period was extended to December 30, 2019. DHS will reopen the 
comment period for an additional 15 days. As part of this rulemaking, 
DHS will consider comments received during the entire public comment 
period, including comments received since December 30, 2019.

DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published November 14, 
2019, at 84 FR 62280 and extended on December 9, 2019 at 84 FR 67243, 
is reopened. Written comments and related material must be submitted on 
or before February 10, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You must submit comments, identified as DHS Docket No. 
USCIS-2019-0010, through one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal (preferred): http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the website instructions for submitting 
comments.
     Mail: Samantha Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination 
Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, 20 Massachusetts 
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20529-2140. To ensure proper handling, please 
reference DHS Docket No. USCIS-2019-0010 in your correspondence. Mail 
must be postmarked by the comment submission deadline.
    Comments submitted in a manner other than those listed above, 
including emails or letters sent to DHS or USCIS officials, will not be 
considered comments on the proposed rule. Please note that DHS and 
USCIS cannot accept any comments that are hand delivered or couriered. 
In addition, USCIS cannot accept mailed comments contained on any form 
of digital media storage devices, such as CDs/DVDs and USB drives.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kika Scott, Chief Financial Officer, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20529-2130, 
telephone (202) 272-8377.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Public Participation

    Interested persons are invited to participate in this rulemaking by 
submitting written data, views, or arguments on all aspects of this 
rule. DHS also invites comments that relate to the economic or 
federalism effects that might result from this rule. Comments that will 
provide the most assistance to DHS will reference a specific portion of 
the rule, explain the reason for any recommended change, and include 
data, information, or authority that support such recommended change.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include DHS Docket No. 
USCIS-2019-0010. Providing comments is entirely voluntary. All comments 
received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, 
including any personal information that you provide. Because the 
information you submit will be publicly available, you should consider 
limiting the amount of personal information in your submission. DHS may 
withhold information provided in comments from public viewing if it 
determines that such information is offensive or may affect the privacy 
of an individual. For additional information, please read the Privacy 
Act notice available through the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov.
    Docket: For access to the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov 
and enter this rulemaking's eDocket number: USCIS-2019-0010. The docket 
includes additional documents that support the analysis contained in 
this proposed rule to determine the specific fees that are proposed. 
These documents include:
     Fiscal Year (FY) 2019/2020 Immigration Examinations Fee 
Account Fee Review Supporting Documentation;
     Regulatory Impact Analysis: U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services Fee Schedule and Changes to Certain Other 
Immigration Benefit Request Requirements; and
     Small Entity Analysis for Adjustment of the U.S. 
Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule notice of proposed 
rulemaking.
    You may review these documents on the electronic docket.

Background

    On November 14, 2019, DHS published a proposed rule in the Federal 
Register at 84 FR 62280, wherein DHS proposed, among other things, to 
adjust certain immigration and naturalization benefit request fees 
charged by USCIS, add new fees for certain benefit requests, establish 
multiple fees for petitions for nonimmigrant workers, and limit the 
number of beneficiaries on certain forms to ensure that USCIS has the 
resources it needs to provide adequate service to applicants and 
petitioners.
    On December 9, 2019, DHS published a proposed rule; extension of 
comment period; availability of supplemental information at 84 FR 
67243. That document extended the comment period for the proposed rule 
through December 30, 2019.
    This notice reopens and extends the comment period through February 
10, 2020, to allow additional time for interested persons to provide 
comments on the proposed rule. As part of this rulemaking, DHS will 
consider comments received during the entire public comment period, 
including comments received since


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    December 30, 2019.
Chad F. Wolf,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-01189 Filed 1-23-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-97-P