[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 45 (Tuesday, March 8, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 12750]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-5235]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-829, Extension 
of an Existing Information Collection Request; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I-
829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions. OMB Control No. 
1615-0045.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting 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 November 30, 2010, at 75 FR 74070, 
allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received one comment 
for 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 
April 7, 2011. 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), and to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, 
Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive Secretariat, 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, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 
202-395-5806 or via e-mail at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. When 
submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure to add OMB Control 
Number 1615-0045 in the subject box.

    Note:  The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning the extension of this information 
collection. 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 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 agency's 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 an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Petition by Entrepreneur to 
Remove Conditions.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-829. 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (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 a conditional resident alien entrepreneur who obtained 
such status through a qualifying investment, to apply to remove 
conditions on his or her conditional residence, and on the conditional 
residence for his or her spouse and children.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 441 responses 
at 1 hours and 8 minutes (65 minutes) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 476 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of 
this information collection instrument, please visit the Web site at: 
http://www.regulations.gov/.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
Office of the Executive Secretariat, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20529-2020, Telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: March 2, 2011.
Stephen Tarragon,
Senior Analyst, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-5235 Filed 3-7-11; 8:45 am]
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