[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 82 (Thursday, April 28, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23832-23833]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-10245]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: File Number OMB 22; 
Extension of an Existing Information Collection: Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: OMB 22, 
National Interest Waivers; Supplemental Evidence to I-140 and I-485; 
OMB Control No. 1615-0063.

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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 
27, 2011.
    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, 
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 e-mail, please make sure 
to add OMB control No. 1615-0063 in the subject box.

    Note:  The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning OMB 22, National Interest Waivers; 
Supplemental Evidence to I-140 and I-485. 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

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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 agencies 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 a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: National Interest Waivers; 
Supplemental Evidence to I-140 and I-485.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: No Agency 
Form Number; File No. OMB-22. 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 or Households. The 
supplemental documentation will be used by the U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services to determine eligibility for national interest 
waiver requests and to finalize the request for adjustment to lawful 
permanent resident status.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 8,000 
responses, two responses per respondent, at one (1) hour per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 16,000 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., Washington, DC 
20529-2020, Telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: April 22, 2011.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-10245 Filed 4-27-11; 8:45 am]
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