Agency Information Collection Activities: Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS); Extension, With Change, of a Currently Approved Collection, 8796 [2021-02647]

Download as PDF 8796 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 9, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement [OMB Control Number 1653–0038] Agency Information Collection Activities: Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS); Extension, With Change, of a Currently Approved Collection U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) 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 information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until April 12, 2021. ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 1653–0038 in the body of the correspondence, the agency name and Docket ID ICEB–2021–0001. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. (1) Online. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal website at http://www.regulations.gov under eDocket ID number ICEB–2021–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions related to this collection, call or email Sharon Synder, Student and Exchange Visitor Program, 703–603–3400 or 1–800–892–4829, email: sevp@ice.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Comments Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information 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 agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Feb 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 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: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–17 and I–20; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary Non-profit institutions and individuals or households. SEVIS is an internet-based data entry, collection and reporting system. It collects information on SEVP-certified school via the Form I–17, ‘‘Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,’’ and collects information on the F and M nonimmigrant students that the SEVPcertified schools admit into their programs of study via the Forms I–20s: ‘‘Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F–1) Students Status— For Academic and Language Students’’ and ‘‘Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (M–1) Students Status— For Vocational Students’’. Additionally, there is a revision to add a new data field for city of birth. This additional field allows SEVP to distinguish between applicants with the same name and country of birth. The additional field is not expected to increase the burden per response. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents: ICE estimates a total of 47,757 respondents. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 1,019,757 annual burden hours. Dated: February 4, 2021. Scott Elmore, PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–02647 Filed 2–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–28–P PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX21EB00A181100; OMB Control Number 1028–0101] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; The William T. Pecora Award: Application and Nomination Process U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before March 11, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. U.S. Geological Survey, Information Collections Officer, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 159, Reston, VA 20192; or by email to gs-info_ collections@usgs.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1028–0101 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Sarah Cook by email at scook@usgs.gov, or by telephone at (703) 648–6136. You may also view the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. SUMMARY: In accordance with the PRA and 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on October 29, 2020 (85 FR 68593). No comments were received. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

[OMB Control Number 1653-0038]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Student and Exchange 
Visitor Information System (SEVIS); Extension, With Change, of a 
Currently Approved Collection

AGENCY: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration 
and Customs Enforcement (ICE) 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 information collection is published in the 
Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected 
agencies.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until April 12, 
2021.

ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 
1653-0038 in the body of the correspondence, the agency name and Docket 
ID ICEB-2021-0001. All comments received will be posted without change 
to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided.
    (1) Online. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal 
website at http://www.regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number ICEB-
2021-0001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions related to this 
collection, call or email Sharon Synder, Student and Exchange Visitor 
Program, 703-603-3400 or 1-800-892-4829, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments

    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information 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 agencies 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: Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Student and Exchange Visitor 
Information System (SEVIS).
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-17 
and I-20; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary Non-profit institutions and 
individuals or households. SEVIS is an internet-based data entry, 
collection and reporting system. It collects information on SEVP-
certified school via the Form I-17, ``Petition for Approval of School 
for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,'' and collects information on 
the F and M nonimmigrant students that the SEVP-certified schools admit 
into their programs of study via the Forms I-20s: ``Certificate of 
Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) Students Status--For Academic and 
Language Students'' and ``Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant 
(M-1) Students Status--For Vocational Students''. Additionally, there 
is a revision to add a new data field for city of birth. This 
additional field allows SEVP to distinguish between applicants with the 
same name and country of birth. The additional field is not expected to 
increase the burden per response.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents: ICE estimates a 
total of 47,757 respondents.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 1,019,757 annual burden hours.

    Dated: February 4, 2021.
Scott Elmore,
PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-02647 Filed 2-8-21; 8:45 am]
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