Department of Homeland Security November 26, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone: Ambrose Light, Offshore Sandy Hook, NJ, Atlantic Ocean
Document Number: E7-22960
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean within a 250 yard radius of Ambrose Light (LLNR 720) located at position 40[deg]27'00'' N, 073[deg]48'00'' W, approximately 8.35 nautical miles east of Sandy Hook, NJ. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life, property and the environment on navigable waters of the United States during survey and reconstruction of the Ambrose Light that was recently damaged. This safety zone is intended to keep vessels a safe distance from Ambrose Light during the survey and reconstruction operations.
Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman; DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission
Document Number: E7-22856
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman, submits this extension for the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman is soliciting comments concerning an extension to an existing information collection, DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission, DHS Form 7001. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on September 26, 2007, at 72 FR 54669, allowing for OMB review and a 60-day public comment period. Comments received by DHS are being reviewed as applicable. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Introduction of the Amended Form I-9 and the New Handbook for Employers
Document Number: 07-5790
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is issuing this Notice to introduce the newly amended Form I-9, ``Employment Eligibility Verification.'' Employers are required to use the Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of newly hired employees. The amended Form I-9 contains an updated list of acceptable identity and employment authorization documents that reflect the current regulations. As of November 7, 2007, the amended Form I-9 is the only valid version of the form. The Department of Homeland Security will not seek penalties against an employer for using a previous version of the Form I-9 on or before December 26, 2007.