Department of Homeland Security October 28, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Application of Immigration Regulations to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Document Number: E9-26094
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-28
Agency: Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are implementing conforming amendments to their respective regulations to comply with the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 (CNRA). The CNRA extends the immigration laws of the United States to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). This rule amends the regulations governing: asylum and credible fear of persecution determinations; references to the geographical ``United States'' and its territories and possessions; alien classifications authorized for employment; documentation acceptable for Employment Eligibility Verification; employment of unauthorized aliens; and adjustment of status of immediate relatives admitted under the Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Program. Additionally, this rule makes a technical change to correct a citation error in the regulations governing the Visa Waiver Program and the regulations governing asylum and withholding of removal. The purpose of this rule is to ensure that the regulations apply to persons and entities arriving in or physically present in the CNMI to the extent authorized by the CNRA.
Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General-002 Investigative Records System of Records
Document Number: E9-25945
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 the Department of Homeland Security proposes to revise a system of records titled, Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General002 Investigative Records System of Records, previously titled, Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General002 Investigations Data Management System of Records. As a result of the biennial review of this system and changes to the application software, the Department of Homeland Security is proposing changes to the system name, system classification, categories of individuals and records in the system, authorities for maintenance of the system, routine uses, as well as storage, safeguards, retention and disposal, and notification procedures. There will be no change to the Privacy Act exemptions currently in place for this system of records, however, the Department is issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concurrent with this system of records elsewhere in the Federal Register to reflect the system name change. This revised system will be included in the Department of Homeland Security's inventory of record systems.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General-002 Investigative Records System of Records
Document Number: E9-25944
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-10-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security is giving concurrent notice of an updated and reissued system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General002 Investigative Records System of Records and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of this system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security/ALL-001 Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Records System of Records
Document Number: E9-25938
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 the Department of Homeland Security proposes to update and reissue a Department of Homeland Security system of records notice titled, Department of Homeland Security/ALL001 Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Records System of Records. The updated system of records consists of information that is created and used by the Department's Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act staff to process requests as well as to manage the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act programs. As a result of the biennial review of this system, the Privacy Office has: Updated the system classification to include unclassified information; updated the categories of individuals and records to include individuals who are the subjects of requests, Department of Justice and other government litigators and/or DHS personnel assigned to handle such requests or appeals; revised the routine uses to conform with the needs of the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act program; and updated the Privacy Act exemptions for this system of records to include the addition of 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(3) and (k)(6) of the Privacy Act. A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is published elsewhere in the Federal Register further exempting these records from 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(3) and (k)(6) of the Privacy Act. The initial Privacy Act exemptions published with this system of records (December 6, 2004), will remain in place until this rule is finalized with the addition of 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(3) and (k)(6). This updated system will be included in the Department of Homeland Security's inventory of record systems.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/ALL-001 Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Records System of Records
Document Number: E9-25933
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-10-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security is giving concurrent notice of an updated and reissued system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the Department of Homeland Security/ALL-001 Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Records System of Records and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of the system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; Consolidation of Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General System of Records
Document Number: E9-25929
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 the Department of Homeland Security is giving notice that it proposes to consolidate the Privacy Act system of records notice titled, Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector001 General Audit Training Tracking System of Records into the existing Department of Homeland Security- wide system of records notice titled, Department of Homeland Security/ ALL003 General Training Records System of Records.