[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 70 (Tuesday, April 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20361-20362]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-8681]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-907, Extension 
of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review: Form I-
907, Request for Premium Processing Service; OMB Control No. 1615-0048.

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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 June 
13, 2011.
    During this 60 day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to 
revise the

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Form I-907. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I-907 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 Form I-907.
    Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this 
notice, and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and 
associated response time should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, 
Office of the Executive Secretariat, Clearance Officer, 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 email please add the OMB 
Control Number 1615-0048 in the subject box.

    Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning 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.

    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information 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: Request for Premium Processing 
Service.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-907. 
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. USCIS 
uses the information provided on Form I-907 to provide petitioners the 
opportunity to request faster processing of certain employment-based 
petitions and applications.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:
     Filing by Mail: 96,000 responses at 30 minutes (.50) per 
response.
     Electronically: 4,000 responses at 20 minutes (.333) per 
response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 49,332 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/ gov/.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
Office of the Executive Secretariat, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Room 
5012, Washington, DC 20529-2020, Telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: April 6, 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. 2011-8681 Filed 4-11-11; 8:45 am]
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