Department of State November 1, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Visas: Documentation of Immigrants Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended
Document Number: 2011-28281
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-01
Agency: Department of State
This rule amends the Department of State's regulations relating to adoptions in countries party to The Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, to include new adoption provisions from the International Adoption Simplification Act. This legislation provides for sibling adoption to include certain children who are under the age of 18 at the time the petition is filed on their behalf, and also certain children who attained the age of 18 on or after April 1, 2008 and who are the beneficiaries of a petition filed on or before November 30, 2012.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-5513, Supplemental Questionnaire To Determine Entitlement for a U.S. Passport, 1405-XXXX
Document Number: 2011-28277
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-01
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Supplemental Questionnaire to Determine Entitlement for a U.S. Passport. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: Existing Collection in Use Without an OMB Control Number. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Project Management and Operational Support, Program Coordination (CA/PPT/PMO/PC). Form Number: DS-5513. Respondents: Individuals applying for a U.S. passport. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,010. Estimated Number of Responses: 5,010. Average Hours per Response: 85 Minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 7,098 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain a Benefit.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-5520, Supplemental Questionnaire To Determine Identity for a U.S. Passport, 1405-XXXX
Document Number: 2011-28272
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-01
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Supplemental Questionnaire to Determine Identity for a U.S. Passport OMB Control Number: None Type of Request: Existing Collection in Use Without an OMB Control Number Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Project Management and Operational Support, Program Coordination (CA/PPT/PMO/PC) Form Number: DS-5520 Respondents: Individuals applying for a U.S. passport Estimated Number of Respondents: 69,011 Estimated Number of Responses: 69,011 Average Hours per Response: 45 Minutes Total Estimated Burden: 51,758 hours Frequency: On occasion Obligation To Respond: Required to Obtain a Benefit