Agency Information Collection Activities: Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS); Extension, With Change, of a Currently Approved Collection, 20704 [2021-08123]

Download as PDF 20704 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 75 / Wednesday, April 21, 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: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reductions Act (PRA) of 1995 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 9, 2021, allowing for a 60-day comment period. ICE received one nonsubstantive comment. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until May 21, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of the publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Apr 20, 2021 Jkt 253001 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: Extension, With Change, 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: 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: The estimated total number of respondents for this information collection is 47,757. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual burden is 1,019,757 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: April 15, 2021. Scott Elmore, PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–08123 Filed 4–20–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–28–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0060] Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until June 21, 2021. ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 1615–0060 in the body of the letter, the agency name and Docket ID USCIS– 2008–0021. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal website at https://www.regulations.gov under eDocket ID number USCIS–2008–0021. USCIS is limiting communications for this Notice as a result of USCIS’ COVID– 19 response actions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, telephone number (240) 721–3000 (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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1

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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: 30-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reductions Act (PRA) of 1995 
the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement (ICE) will submit the following Information Collection 
Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and clearance. This information collection was previously published in 
the Federal Register on February 9, 2021, allowing for a 60-day comment 
period. ICE received one non-substantive comment. The purpose of this 
notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until May 21, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of the publication 
of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this 
particular information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day 
Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact 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: Extension, With Change, 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: 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: The estimated 
total number of respondents for this information collection is 47,757.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total estimated annual burden is 1,019,757 
hours.

    Dated: April 15, 2021.
Scott Elmore,
PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-08123 Filed 4-20-21; 8:45 am]
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