[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 25 (Monday, February 7, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 6629]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-2559]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Forms G-325, G-325A, G-
325B, and G-325C; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; 
Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Forms 
325, G-325A, G-325B, and G-325C, Biographic Information; OMB Control 
No. 1615-0008.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following 
information collection request for review and clearance in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is 
published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. 
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until April 
8, 2011.
    During this 60 day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to 
revise Forms G-325, G-325A, G-325B, and G-325C. Should USCIS decide to 
revise Forms G-325, G-325A, G-325B, and G-325C we will advise the 
public when we publish the 30-day notice in the Federal Register in 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public will then have 
30 days to comment on any revisions to the Forms G-325, G-325A, G-325B, 
and G-325C.
    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, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, 20 
Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020. Comments may also 
be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202-272-0997 or via e-mail at 
rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure 
to add OMB Control No. 1615-0008 in the subject box.

    Note:  The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning the extension of the Forms G-325, G-325A, 
G-325B, and G-325C. Please do not submit requests for individual 
case status inquiries to this address. If you are seeking 
information about the status of your individual case, please check 
``My Case Status'' online at https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 
1-800-375-5283 (TTY 1-800-767-1833).

    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or 
more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed 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 agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed 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 an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Biographic Information.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Forms G-325, 
G-325A, G-325B, and G-325C; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services 
(USCIS).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. USCIS 
uses Forms G-325, G-325A, G-325B, and G-325C when it is necessary to 
check other agency records on applications or petitions submitted by 
applicants for certain benefits under the Immigration and Nationality 
Act (Act).
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Form G-325--
200,000 responses at 15 minutes (.25) per response; Form G-325A--
583,921 responses at 15 minutes (.25) per response; Form G-325B--
500,000 responses at 25 minutes (.416) per response; and Form G-325C--
140,000 responses at 15 minutes (.25) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 438,980 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020, Telephone 
number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: February 1, 2011.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration 
Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-2559 Filed 2-4-11; 8:45 am]
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