Department of Homeland Security September 4, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Extension of Comment Period for the Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast
Document Number: 2019-19080
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is extending the comment period for the notice of study and request for comments for the Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast that we published on December 21, 2018. This action will provide the public with additional time and opportunity to provide the Coast Guard with information regarding the Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast. The comment period is extended until January 30, 2020.
Safety Zone, North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project, Charles River, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2019-19048
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters within 100 yards of the North Washington Street Bridge, Charles River, Boston, Massachusetts, from December 1, 2019 through December 31, 2023. The temporary safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created during the replacement project of the North Washington Street Bridge. When enforced, this proposed rule would prohibit vessels and persons from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Boston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Designation of REAL ID Identity Documents for Citizens of the Freely Associated States; Unexpired Foreign Passport With an Approved Form I-94, Documenting the Applicant's Most Recent Admission to the United States
Document Number: 2019-19024
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is designating an unexpired foreign passport and valid Form I-94 (Arrival-Departure Record) as acceptable identity documentation for purposes of obtaining a REAL ID driver's license or identification card for eligible citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (collectively known as the Freely Associated States, or FAS).
Minimum Standards for Driver's Licenses and Identification Cards Acceptable by Federal Agencies for Official Purposes; Implementation of the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act
Document Number: 2019-19023
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
This final rule implements the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act by amending the regulatory definition of ``temporary lawful status.'' With this change, citizens of the Freely Associated States residing in the United States are eligible for full- term REAL ID licenses and identification cards, provided they satisfy the other requirements of the REAL ID Act and regulations.
CISA Reporting Forms
Document Number: 2019-19022
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DHS CISA CSD will submit 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Social Media Information on Immigration and Foreign Travel Forms
Document Number: 2019-19021
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed new collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding proposed modifications to certain DHS immigration and foreign travel forms. This collection of information is necessary to comply with Section 5 of the Executive Order (E.O.) 13780, ``Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States'' to establish screening and vetting standards and procedures to enable DHS to assess an alien's eligibility to travel to or be admitted to the United States or to receive an immigration-related benefit from DHS. This data collection also is used to validate an applicant's identity information and to determine whether such travel or grant of a benefit poses a law enforcement or national security risk to the United States.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Certain Information on Immigration and Foreign Travel Forms
Document Number: 2019-19020
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed new collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding proposed modifications to certain DHS immigration and foreign travel forms. This collection of information is necessary to comply with Section 5 of the Executive Order (E.O.) 13780, ``Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States'' to establish screening and vetting standards and procedures to enable DHS to assess an alien's eligibility to travel to or be admitted to the United States or to receive an immigration-related benefit from DHS. This data collection also is used to validate an applicant's identity information and to determine whether such travel or grant of a benefit poses a law enforcement or national security risk to the United States.
Registration Fee Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File H-1B Petitions on Behalf of Cap Subject Aliens
Document Number: 2019-18962
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is proposing to amend its regulations to require petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap- subject petitions to pay a $10 fee for each registration they submit to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for the H-1B cap selection process.