[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 113 (Tuesday, June 13, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34151-34152]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-9166]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a 
Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Notice to 
Student or Exchange Visitor; Form I-515A. OMB Control No. 1615-0083.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. The information collection was previously published in the 
Federal Register on April 4, 2006, at 71 FR 16822. The notice allowed 
for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received on this 
information collection.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
July 13, 2006. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Director, Regulatory Management 
Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, 
Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via 
facsimile to 202-272-8352 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When 
submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control 
Number 1615-0083 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions 
from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the 
following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the 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 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 of existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Notice to Student or Exchange 
Visitor.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the

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Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-515A. 
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals and households. This 
form is used by DHS to allow an F, M, or J alien who is without 
documentation for entry into the United States, to enter temporarily 
for a 30-day period. To extend the authorized duration of the visit, 
the F, M, and J alien must obtain the required documents and submit 
them to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) office within 
the 30-day period.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 8,300 responses 
at .166 hours per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 1,378 annual burden hours.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or 
additional information, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http://
uscis.gov/graphics/formsfee/forms/pra/index.htm.
    If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory 
Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Washington, 
DC 20529, (202) 272-8377.

    Dated: June 8, 2006.
Richard A. Sloan,
Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. E6-9166 Filed 6-12-06; 8:45 am]
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